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Wydawnictwo Literackie

Wydawnictwo Literackie
Publishing House
Founded Kraków
Headquarters Kraków, Poland
Products Books
Services Publishing books
Website www.wydawnictwoliterackie.pl

Wydawnictwo Literackie (abbreviated WL, lit. "Literary Press") is a Kraków-based Polish publishing house. Since its foundation in 1953, Wydawnictwo Literackie has been focused on publishing modern prose and poetry by both renown and emerging authors, both Polish and foreign. In recent years it is primarily associated with editions of Polish language classics of the 20th century and of modern science-fiction novels. In recent years the publishing house also expanded into the market of textbooks for humanities, lexicons and dictionaries.

Among the writers and poets associated with the publishing house are Nobel Prize winners Orhan Pamuk, Wisława Szymborska, Czesław Miłosz and Nadine Gordimer. Other Polish authors whose works have been published by the Wydawnictwo Literackie (some of them for the first time, or for the first time in official print) include Janusz Anderman, Jacek Dukaj, Aleksander Fiut, Witold Gombrowicz, Zbigniew Herbert, Gustaw Herling-Grudziński, Marek S.Huberath, Maria Janion, Ryszard Kapuściński, Jan Kott, Stanisław Lem, Ewa Lipska, Jerzy Pilch, Tadeusz Różewicz, Jan Józef Szczepański, Olga Tokarczuk, Jan Twardowski, Karol Wojtyła and Adam Zagajewski.

The printing house also publishes the Polish language editions of literary classics of English, German, Spanish and Russian-language literary worlds, including the works by Lisa Appignanesi, John Banville, Walter Benjamin, Thomas Bernhard, Jorge Luis Borges, Didier van Cauwelaert, Susanna Clarke, Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt, Hans Magnus Enzensberger, T.S.Eliot, Carlos Fuentes, Jason Goodwin, Nick Hornby, Ivan Klima, David Mitchell, Garth Nix, Ian Ogilvy, Bulat Okudzhava, Sylvia Plath, Octavio Paz, Matthew Pearl, Graham Swift, John Updike and Virginia Woolf.

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