2015 Vol. 7 No. 3 — Fall / Features
From Norway to Africa, from Russia to the Atlantic, in the air and on the sea, the Polish forces were there for their allies. Justine Jablonska pays tribute to the bravest and most loyal men and women of WWII.
2015 Vol. 7 No. 3 — Fall / Books / Interviews
Justine Jablonska talks to British journalist Bożena Andre about Andre’s new novel, With Blood and Scars, in which Andre takes on that very difficult challenge: combining the personal and the historical in one story. Not easy, when for so long the world refused to acknowledge the historical.
The ancient breed of horses, the Tarpans, were extinct but Polish scientists bred an almost perfect descendent, and called it konik. Today, the koniks have been reintroduced into the wild by an international team of scientists, documentary makers Jen Miller and Sophie Peregrum filmed them, and Justine Jablonska has the story.
2015 Vol. 7 No. 1 — Spring / Commentary / Features
When the Soviets deported Polish citizens from their zone of occupied Poland, the Poles began a journey that would cover several continents and oceans. Among the most amazing is the saga of the children’s odyssey.
2015 Vol. 7 No. 1 — Spring / Books / Interviews
Justine Jablonska catches Greg Archer in a serious moment, and the conversation ranges from Cyndi Lauper and Ewan McGregor to his indomitable family and the after-effects of war.
2014 Vol. 6 No. 3 — Fall-Winter / Features
It’s a big year for commemorations in Poland this year. We illuminate them with a photo essay, focusing mainly on the people behind the anniversary.
2014 Vol. 6 No. 3 — Fall-Winter / Features / Films
The Neon signs of the communist era were works of art, even though the product was never in stock. Eric Bednarski celebrates the art and the artists.
2014 Vol. 6 No. 3 — Fall-Winter / Films / Interviews
“I’m pro-Neon,” says Eric Bednarski. Take a look and you will be too.
2014 Vol. 6 No. 2 — Summer / Books / Films
Hollywood has been a talent magnet for a long time and one of the first superstars was Poland’s Pola Negri. Justine Jablonska reviews her story, written by Mariusz Kotowski.
2014 Vol. 6 No. 2 — Summer / Books / Interviews
Whether Empress Catherine was “Great” or not is debatable, but she was definitely pragmatic, as are all imperial rulers. Justine Jablonska talks to Eva Stachniak about her latest book and how she chooses her subjects.
2014 Vol. 6 No. 1 — Winter-Spring / Interviews
Justine Jablonska talks to University of Warsaw sexologist Dr. Zbigniew Izdebski about changing attitudes to sex and gender igniting a bizarre reaction in some circles to a foreign word they don’t understand.
2013 Vol. 5 No. 3 — Fall / Interviews / Music
She is neither Polish nor British. She is a 21st century hybrid. And when she sings about Poland, she is an author of renaissance, not an author of requiem.
2013 Vol. 5 No. 2 — Summer / Books
Justine Jablonska tests and tastes the rich dessert fare of Poland presented in Polish Classic Desserts and declares them: Heaven! She has a few quibbles, though, with some editorial content.