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This page contains current News, Reviews & Events dealing with The Auschwitz Volunteer, either in whole or in part. It is a subset of the complete What's Happening section on the Home page.  Earlier years for this title can be found under the News, Reviews & Events tab in the menu at the left of this page. Complete listings for earlier years can be found in the News, Reviews & Events Archive under Media Room in the main menu.


 

AuschwitzVolunteerFinland-CoverArt-recd2016-11-7-Cropped-rNovember 7, 2016 - Finnish version of The Auschwitz Volunteer now available! - Just received our copies of the Finnish version of The Auschwitz Volunteer: Beyond Bravery by Captain Witold Pilecki! We licensed Finnish-language rights to publisher Minerva Kustannus Oy in Helsinki.

 

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August 20, 2016 - The Auschwitz Volunteer in the Wall St. Journal - The Wall St. Journal names The Auschwitz Volunteer as one of the "Five Best" books on wartime secret missions!! Read here (print version)... OR here (pdf of online version)... OR online (WSJ subscription required). And here's our PRESS RELEASE...

 

MainlandChinaCoverIMG 1882-Cropped-rMay 23, 2016 - Mainland China edition of The Auschwitz Volunteer - We just received our copies of the simplified Chinese (Mainland China) edition of The Auschwitz Volunteer by Captain Witold Pilecki, translated to English by Jarek Garlinski. We licensed the simplified Chinese rights to Beijing World Publishing Corporation. We licensed complex Chinese rights to Acropolis in Taiwan, and that edition has been available since early 2014.

 

IMG 1498-raseeesNovember 19–22, 2015 - Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies Annual Convention, Philadelphia - Aquila Polonica exhibited at the 2015 ASEEES annual convention in Philadelphia—marking our sixth year at ASEEES! The Auschwitz Volunteer was among the Aquila Polonica titles on display and available for sale. For photos and a more complete report...

 

 

 

NatlCouncilSocialStudiesTeacherwithBooksNovember 13–15, 2015 - New Orleans, LA - The Auschwitz Volunteer was one of the Aquila Polonica titles showcased at the Polish Perspectives booth at National Council for the Social Studies annual convention. The booth is sponsored each year by the American Council for Polish Culture. Cecilia Glembocki, one of the organizers of the booth, reported, "Your books were so very successful. If you could have seen the enjoyment on the faces of these young men teachers who loved the books. One young man asked three times if I were for real. He said he got his Christmas gift very early." IMG 7827-rIMG 7816-r

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September 19, 2015 - London, England - Jarek Garlinski, translator of The Auschwitz Volunteer: Beyond Bravery, by Captain Witold Pilecki, was interviewed live on BBC Radio 4's Today Programme, the UK's most popular news breakfast programme (TV or radio). September 19th is the 75th anniversary of the day that Captain Witold Pilecki began his historic undercover mission as a prisoner at Auschwitz.BBCRadio4TodayProgramme

 

 

 

KCOL-AM600 terrytegnazianheadshotSeptember 18, 2015 - Jimmy Lakey on KCOL-AM600 - Radio host Jimmy Lakey on KCOL-AM600, covering northern Colorado, interviewed Aquila Polonica president Terry Tegnazian about Captain Witold Pilecki and The Auschwitz Volunteer, on the eve of the 75th anniversary of the beginning of Pilecki's historic undercover mission as a prisoner at Auschwitz.

 

Ausch with sticker rgbsmall-2015-6-18-rSeptember 9, 2015 - The Auschwitz Volunteer Sold in Finland - Aquila Polonica recently sold Finnish rights to its award-winning book The Auschwitz Volunteer to Minerva Kustannus Oy, Helsinki. For more info...

 

 

100 2069-r-KulskiSpeakingAugust 2, 2015 - Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY - Warsaw Uprising Mural Dedicated - The Auschwitz Volunteer was one of the books available for sale at the dedication ceremony for a mural commemorating the 1944 Warsaw Uprising at the Polish National Home in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Aquila Polonica author Julian Kulski (The Color of Courage), was one of the featured speakers at the event on Sunday afternoon, August 2, 2015,  The other speakers included Polish Consul General Urszula Gacek and N.Y. Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney More info and photos...

 

 

SarmatianReviewJuly 23, 2015 - Sarmatian Review praises Aquila Polonica - "Aquila Polonica is probably the finest and most successful publisher of Polish books in the United States," says Sarmatian Review in a Facebook post reporting on Aquila Polonica's sale of simplified Chinese rights for The Auschwitz Volunteer.The post continues: "This is truly a road marker. Chinese views of Europe have not congealed yet, and books like 'The Auschwitz Volunteer' have a chance to influence those views." Read the entire post...  AND for more info on the sale of simplified Chinese rights...

 

the auschwitz volunteer-2011-8-13-rJuly 6, 2015 - The Auschwitz Volunteer Chinese Rights Sold - Aquila Polonica recently sold simplified Chinese rights to its award-winning book The Auschwitz Volunteer: Beyond Bravery by Captain Witold Pilecki to Beijing World Publishing Corporation, Beijing. For more info...

 

TitlePageDay3May 29, 2015 - Publishers Weekly BEA Show Daily - Feature Article on Aquila Polonica - In a feature article titled "The Polish Eagle Has Landed," Publishers Weekly spotlighted Aquila Polonica, mentioning The Auschwitz Volunteer as one of Aquila Polonica's books. Read the complete article online or pdf... 

 

NBNBooth-20150528 112548-rNBN BoothMay 27-29, 2015 - New York City - Aquila Polonica at Book Expo America - Aquila Polonica president Terry Tegnazian attended Book Expo America ("BEA") in New York City, the largest book show in the U.S. It was a great opportunity to meet people, renew acquaintances and explore publishing resources. Aquila Polonica books were featured in three booths at BEAThe Auschwitz Volunteer was on display by Aquila Polonica's distributor, National Book Network; and, along with all the other Aquila Polonica titles, was also shown at the booth of the Polish Cultural Institute. The book was also featured in a stunning half-page ad in BEA's Day 2 Show Daily.PolishCultInstBooth-20150529 103430-r-CroppedPolish Cultural Institute Booth - The Auschwitz Volunteer on 2nd shelf

 

 

 

 

March 5, 2015 - The Joan Quinn Profiles and The Auschwitz Volunteer - Los Angeles cable TV show host Joan Agajanian Quinn, of The Joan Quinn Profiles, interviews actor/writer/director Marek Probosz about his background, his starring role as Witold Pilecki in the film The Death of Captain Pilecki, and the Aquila Polonica book The Auschwitz Volunteer: Beyond Bravery, following the multimedia program presented by Mr. Probosz and Aquila Polonica president Terry Tegnazian at Hillel at UCLA on March 1, 2015.

 

TerryIntroHillel2015-3-1-RMarch 1, 2015 - Los Angeles, CA - Captain Witold Pilecki at Hillel at UCLA - Actor/writer/director Marek Probosz and Aquila Polonica president Terry Tegnazian presented a multimedia performance about Captain Witold Pilecki and the resistance movement in Auschwitz to an audience of 150 or more at Hillel at UCLA in Los Angeles.The program was introduced by Dr. Michael Berenbaum of American Jewish University. For more info and photos...

 

 

witold pilecki 1February 25, 2015 - Jewish Journal on The Auschwitz Volunteer - In an article titled "Auschwitz's Volunteer Prisoner," the Jewish Journal in Los Angeles says "The long-lost story of Capt. Witold Pilecki and his heroic actions during World War II is finally coming to light...To honor his efforts, Hillel at UCLA is hosting a multimedia performance March 1 of Pilecki's reports." Read the article online or pdf... For more info on the Hillel event, go to Upcoming Events.

 

 

 

the auschwitz volunteer-2011-8-13-rNicholasKristofNYTnytimeslogoFebruary 1, 2015 - New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof - In a powerful op-ed titled "Heroes and Bystanders" that ran in the Sunday Review section of the New York Times on February 1, 2015, highly respected columnist Nicholas Kristof singles out Captain Witold Pilecki as "one of the great heroes of the 20th century." Read the op-ed online or online pdf version, or the print version. 

 

 

AuschwitzVolunteerFinland-CoverArt-recd2016-11-7-Cropped-rNovember 7, 2016 - Finnish version of The Auschwitz Volunteer now available! - Just received our copies of the Finnish version of The Auschwitz Volunteer: Beyond Bravery by Captain Witold Pilecki! We licensed Finnish-language rights to publisher Minerva Kustannus Oy in Helsinki.

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