The writer Michał Rusinek who was Wisława Szymborska`s personal assistant shall be hosted by the Polish Institute. The language of this special event shall be Polish. The discussion will deal with Rusinek’s work and the subtleties and idiosyncrasies of the Polish language and their use in Polish literature and poetry.

The event will be held in Polish  and deal with Rusinek’s last book “Pips on language”.   In his book Rusinek makes a study of the special nuances and wordplays that are unique in the Polish language and how these are a feature of Szymborska’s work.

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Michał Rusinek shall be the guest of honor during an evening called “Szymborska and Friends” – a tribute to the greats of Polish poetry in the 20th century: the Nobel Prize winners Wisława Szymborska and Czesław Miłosz and the “Masters” of the new generation – Ewa Lipska and Adam Zagajewski. The event will take place on October 25, 2018 in cooperation with the Habima Theater.

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Photography:  Beata Zawrzel