Articles written by: Malgorzata Dzieduszycka-Ziemilska

Diplomat, journalist, author, traveler. Prior to 1989, she was a theatre critic and organized an avantgarde theatre festival. As an official in the post-Communist government, she served as the consul-General in Montreal, as permanent representative of Poland at UNESCO in Paris, and as Minister Plenipotentiary for the Jewish diaspora. Her recent work includes several cultural exhibits and television programs, and several books, the last a reportage of her travels in Mongolia, "Wszyscy jesteśmy nomadami" ("We Are All Nomads").

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Księgi Jakubowe (The Books of Jacob)

Winner of Poland’s NIKE Award, Tokarczuk’s book is a spellbinding journey in a literary time machine to a mysterious era in the distant past. No English translation yet, but in the meantime, Małgorzata Dzieduszycka-Ziemilska’s review gives you a glimpse into a world at once historical, and surreal.

Tragedy as Art: Miasto 44
2014 Vol. 6 No. 3 — Fall-Winter / Films

Tragedy as Art: Miasto 44

Sometimes art can touch what intellectual debates only circle, but that touch can cause searing pain.

Wałęsa: Man of Hope
2013 Vol. 5 No. 3 — Fall / Films

Wałęsa: Man of Hope

Małgorzata Dzieduszycka asks: What is really important in the life of a nation? Andrzej Wajda’s final work in his magisterial triptych helps find the answer.