2016 Vol. 8 No. 1 - Winter / Commentary
For anyone who missed the grand party at the Metropolitan Opera on May 2, 1905, here is a report from Lynn Ludlow and Maureen Mroczek Morris, who know everybody who is anybody in Polish California.
2015 Vol. 7 No. 2 — Summer / Features
Traveling back in time again to 19th Century California where those expert tour guides, Lynn Ludlow and Maureen Mroczek Morris, take us to San Francisco’s lively gathering spot, the New York Casino. Owned by General Kris, the handsomest general in the Union Army, the Casino is known for its convivial spirit along with a steady flow of spirits. A regular patron is Rudolf Korwin Piotrowski who likes nothing more than philosophical discussions about the true nature of “Polishness” between visits to the generous – and free – offerings at the General’s table.
2013 Vol. 5 No. 3 — Fall / Features
Henryk Sienkiewicz gave us Zagłoba, the hard drinking patriot noted for his girth – and mirth, but who knew that Sienkiewicz had found him in America?
2013 Vol. 5 No. 1 — Spring / Books
James Conroyd Martin’s very popular Polish trilogy is now complete. Martin has a genuine fondness for his characters, says reviewer Maureen Mroczek Morris, as does the reader.
2011 Vol. 3 No. 4 — Winter / Features
A spellbinding performance by a master storyteller.
2011 Vol. 3 No. 3 — Fall / Books
Frank Zajaczkowski’s memoir about growing up in a dysfunctional family and eventually learning his father’s story and coming to understand it.
2011 Vol 3. No. 2 — Summer / Books
American novelist Doug Jacobson weaves a fictional tale against the background of the great crime.
2011 Vol 3. No. 2 — Summer / Interviews
Maureen Mroczek Morris talks to to the author of The Katyń Order about the use of fiction to tell a historical tale.
2010 Vol. 2 No. 3 — Fall / Books
A tale of discovery – about a father’s heroic but tragic wartime experience, and the discovery of the author’s Polish heritage.