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Memories of Starobielsk

by Jozef Czapski and Alissa Valles

PUBLISHED: 9th March 2021 NEW RELEASE
ISBN: 9781681374864
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PUBLISHED: 9th March 2021 NEW RELEASE
ISBN: 9781681374864

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Vivid accounts of life in a Soviet prison camp by the author of Inhuman Land . Interned with thousands of Polish army officers and a handful of civilians in the Soviet prisoner-of-war camp at Starobielsk in September 1939, the artist J

Author Biography

J zef Czapski (1896-1993) was a writer and artist, as well as an officer in the Polish army. NYRB Classics publishes his work of reportage about the Katyn Massacre, Inhuman Land , and a collection of his lectures on Proust during his time as a prisoner of war in a Soviet prison camp, Lost Time . New York Review Books also publishes Eric Karpeles's biography of Czapski, Almost Nothing . Alissa Valles is the author of the poetry collection Hospitium . Her translations include Zbigniew Herbert's Collected Poems and Collected Prose and Ryszard Krynicki's Our Life Grows (NYRB Poets). She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Irena Grudzinska Gross 's books include Czeslaw Milosz and Joseph Brodsky- Fellowship of Poets and The Scar of Revolution- Tocqueville, Custine, and the Romantic Imagination . She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Product Details

Language
English
ISBN-10
1681374862
ISBN-13
9781681374864
Format
Paperback
Audience
General/Trade
Year
2021
Short Title
Memories of Starobielsk
Subtitle
Essays Between Art and History
Author
Jozef Czapski, Alissa Valles
Pages
144
Publisher
The New York Review Of Books, Inc
Publication Date
2021-03-09
UK Release Date
2021-03-09
Country of Publication
United States
AU Release Date
2021-03-09
NZ Release Date
2021-03-09
US Release Date
2021-03-09