art, academic and non-fiction books
publishers’ Eastern and Central European representation

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Wartime Notebooks France, 1940-1944
ISBN: HB: 9780300176711, Yale University Press, November 2018
704 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 20 black&white illus.
A Polish writer's experience of wartime France, a cosmopolitan outsider's perspective on politics, culture, and life under duress. When the aspiring young writer Andrzej Bobkowski, a self-styled cosmopolitan Pole, found himself caught in occupied Fr...
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£25,00
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Fragmented Lives Chronicles of the Gulag
ISBN: PB: 9788024637006, Karolinum Press, November 2018
160 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 20 line drawings
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! In "Fragmented Lives", Gulag survivor Jacques Rossi opens a window onto everyday life inside the notorious Soviet prison camp through a series of portraits of inmates and camp personnel ac...
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£13,00
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Price of the Oath The French SS Sturmbataillon during the Battle of Berlin 1945
ISBN: PB: 9781911512998, Helion and Company, September 2018
176 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 160 black&white illus., 8 maps, 20 colour illus.
An account of the French Waffen-SS volunteers in the battle for Berlin 1945, containing eyewitness accounts and much additional information appearing in English for the first time. The French brigade, later a division in the Waffen SS, was a direct...
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£19,00
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Tank Battles in East Prussia and Poland 1944-1945 Vilkavishkis, Gumbinnen/Nemmersdorf, Elbing, Wormditt/Frauenburg, Kielce/Lisow
ISBN: HB: 9781912174065, Helion and Company, September 2018
504 pp., 24.5x17 cm, 400 photos and maps
This new study by Igor Nebolsin covers, in remarkable detail, a number of forgotten and overlooked armoured engagements on the Eastern Front during the final year of the war, based firmly on Soviet and German archival records. After defeating Germa...
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£59,00
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Edi Hila
ISBN: PB: 9788364177538, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, August 2018
148 pp., 22.8x16.5 cm, 68 colour plates
Not for sale in Poland! This catalog accompanies "Edi Hila: Painter of Transformation", the first retrospective exhibition devoted to the Albanian painter Edi Hila, considered one of the last masters from Eastern Europe. Through Hila's eyes, the Ea...
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£22,00
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David Wojnarowicz History Keeps Me Awake at Night
ISBN: HB: 9780300221886, Yale University Press, July 2018
384 pp., 30.5x22.9 cm, 160 colour illus., 100 black&white illus.
This engaging and richly illustrated book comprehensively examines the life and art of David Wojnarowicz (1954-1992), who came to prominence in New York's East Village art world of the 1980s, actively embracing all media and forging an expansive rang...
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£50,00
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World of Empires The Russian Voyage of the Frigate Pallada
ISBN: HB: 9780674976405, Harvard University Press, May 2018
384 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 22 halftones, 3 maps
Many people are familiar with American Commodore Matthew Perry's expedition to open trade relations with Japan in the early 1850s. Less well known is that on the heels of the Perry squadron followed a Russian expedition secretly on the same mission....
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£25,00
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Die Spuren
ISBN: HB: 9783954762330, Distanz Publishing, May 2018
132 pp., 26.1x19.7 cm, black&white illus., language: English / German
Miroslaw Balka (born 1958 in Warsaw, lives and works in Otwock, Poland) doesn't shy away from emptiness, nothingness, and death. With his existential questions, Balka counts among the internationally bestknown Polish artists of his generation. Along...
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£34,00
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Landscapes between Eternities
ISBN: PB: 9783954762279, Distanz Publishing, May 2018
112 pp., 32x22.5 cm, 96 colour illus., language: English
The artists Sylwana Zybura and Tomas C. Toth have teamed up under the moniker crosslucid. Their shared undertaking is to develop "a prototype of the new world they long for". Yet this objective requires a variety of tests and experiments. What they e...
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£45,00
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Zbigniew Brzezinski America's Grand Strategist
ISBN: HB: 9780674975637, Harvard University Press, March 2018
544 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 25 halftones, 3 tables
As National Security Adviser to President Jimmy Carter, Zbigniew Brzezinski (1928-2017) guided U.S. foreign policy at a critical juncture of the Cold War. But his impact on America's role in the world extends far beyond his years in the White House,...
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£25,00
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