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2010 News, Reviews & Events

 

BlackSheepDancesmapsandshadows-coverartDecember 30, 2010 - The Black Sheep Dances reviews Maps and Shadows - "Fascinating in style and content," says the Black Sheep Dances in its review of Maps and Shadows. Read the review online or pdf...

 

Waterstones303squadron-coverartDecember 7, 2010 – Waterstone's Bookseller Review –  Waterstone's bookseller Henry Coningsby, at Waterstone's, Watford, gives 303 Squadron a 5-star review, calling it "My Book of the Year." Read the review online or pdf...

 

DiaryofanEccentricmapsandshadows-coverartDecember 7, 2010 - Diary of an Eccentric reviews Maps and Shadows - "The message of the book is an important one," says Diary of an Eccentric in its review of Maps and Shadows. Read the review online or pdf...

 

 

303squadron-coverartDecember 1, 2010 - The Washington Times - In a review entitled "How Polish Airmen Succeeded,"  Vice Admiral Robert F. Dunn, a naval aviator, president of the Naval Historical Foundation and chairman of the Association of Naval Aviation, raves about 303 Squadron in his review for the Washington Times: "About as exciting as it gets. The author actually puts the reader in the cockpit as fighters climb and dive and twist and turn in dogfights." Read the review online, online pdf, or print pdf...

 

 

Stefan MuchaDecember 1, 2010 – Medal of the Polish Army Awarded – Aquila Polonica co-founder Stefan Mucha was awarded the Gold Medal of the Polish Army (Medal Wojska Polskiego), and translator Jarek Garlinski (who translated 303 Squadron: The Legendary Battle of Britain Fighter Squadron for Aquila Polonica) was awarded the Silver Medal of the Polish Army, at a ceremony on December 1, 2010 at the Polish Embassy in London. More...

 

 

MarysBookCornermapsandshadows-coverartDecember 2010 - Mary's Book Corner reviews Maps and Shadows - "Beautifully written...I highly recommend this book," says Mary's Book Corner in its review of Maps and Shadows. Read the review online or pdf...

 

theiceroad-coverartNovember 20, 2010 - Main Street Books, Front Royal, VA - Alice Waydenfeld Faintich signed copies of her father's book, The Ice Road.

 

 

pict0290-raseeesNovember 18-21, 2010 - Los Angeles, CA - Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies 2010 National Convention - Aquila Polonica exhibited at the ASEEES Convention, one of only two exhibitors specializing in Polish titles. We had the opportunity to exhibit all our titles available at that time. More...

 

 

SeattlePostIntelligencertheiceroad-coverartNovember 15, 2010 - Seattle Post-Intelligencer - In its review, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer calls The Ice Road "a compelling story."  Read the review online or pdf...

 

 

 

mapsandshadows-coverart BacktoBooksNovember 14, 2010 - Back to Books reviews Maps and Shadows - "Absolutely fascinating...very vivid. An extremely eye-opening look at a not so familiar aspect of World War II's history," says Back to Books in its review of Maps and ShadowsRead the review online or pdf...

 

PolishPerspectives2010Denver-P1150493-rNatlCouncilSocialStudiesNovember 12-14, 2010 - Denver, CO - Polish Perspectives at National Council for Social Studies - Aquila Polonica books were exhibited in the Polish Perspectives booth at the 2010 Annual Conference of the National Council for Social Studies, held November 12-14, 2010, in Denver, CO.

 

 

HistoricalNovelsReviewLogoNovember 2010 - Historical Novels Review reviews Maps and Shadows - "Haunting...well-researched...recommended to those who like their historical fiction autobiographical and real," says Historical Novels Review about Maps and Shadows. Read the review online or pdf...

"Haunting...well-researched...recommended to those
who like their historical fiction autobiographical and real."

 — Historical Novels Review

- See more at: http://www.polandww2.com/maps-and-shadows/maps-and-shadows-about-the-book#sthash.KntdKUK6.dpuf

 

 

Scotsbarszcz-largemapsandshadows-coverartNovember 2010 - Scotsbarszcz reviews Maps and Shadows - In its review, Scotsbarszcz calls Maps and Shadows "beautifully written." Read the review online (at p. 42-43) or pdf...

 

 

mapsandshadows-coverartOctober 8, 2010 - Nightreader review of Maps and Shadows on "R&B: Read and Blog" - "This is a wonderful book," says Nightreader about Maps and Shadows. "Jopek...shows how very talented she is...I definitely recommend this book on several levels, especially for the writing." Read the review online or pdf...

 

 

Polandiantheiceroad-coverartOctober 4, 2010 - The Polandian - The Polandian reviews The Ice Road: "A remarkable book...a story you’ve never heard and would barely believe if history wasn’t there to tell you it was true...Read it, you won’t regret it." Read the review online or pdf...

 

 303squadron-coverartFourth Quarter 2010 - The Polish Review - Book review of 303 Squadron. Read the review in pdf...

 

 

 

 

 

BlackSheepDancesSeptember 20, 2010 - The Black Sheep Dances reviews The Mermaid and the Messerschmitt - In its review of The Mermaid and the Messerschmitt, the Black Sheep Dances calls this new Aquila Polonica book "stunning," and concludes "suitable for all ages, it would make an excellent resource in a classroom." Read the review online or pdf...

 

JewWishesmapsandshadows-coverartSeptember 12, 2010 - Jew Wishes reviews Maps and Shadows - "Vividly depicted...beautifully written...portrays the plights of the family, both as a unit, and as individuals, with brilliance...filled with haunting imagery," says Jew Wishes in its review of Maps and Shadows. Read the review in pdf...

 

 

 

 

BookPleasuresmmcover2008-12-11c-final-rSeptember 10, 2010 - BookPleasures reviews The Mermaid and the Messerschmitt "First class" says BookPleasures in its review of The Mermaid and the Messerschmitt. Read the review online or pdf...

 

 

CrazyforBooks September 2010 - Crazy for Books and Maps and Shadows "I jumped at the chance to review debut novelist Krysia Jopek's forthcoming novel, Maps and Shadows," says Crazy for Books! Read the pdf...

 

 

alice faintich november2009-rAugust 31, 2010 - WVTF Public Radio "Evening Edition" - Talk show host Sandy Hausman interviews Alice Waydenfeld Faintich about her father's book The Ice Road. Interview also aired on WVTF's September 4, 2010 "Weekend Edition."  

 

 

 

GoodReadsmmcover2008-12-11c-final-rAugust 12, 2010 - Lev Raphael reviews The Mermaid and the Messerschmitt on Goodreads - Author Lev Raphael (My Germany) reviews The Mermaid and the Messerschmitt on Goodreads, calling it a "must-read for anyone interested in World War II." Read the review online or pdf...

 

 

RoseCityReaderAugust 8, 2010 - Rose City Reader reviews The Mermaid and the Messerschmitt - Raving about The Mermaid and the Messerschmitt, the Rose City Reader says "This is an incredible book...reads like a novel. Her writing is crisp and clear...thoroughly absorbing and quick to read. Deserves a wide audience. Would make an excellent book club choice. It was terrific!" Read the review online or pdf...

 

LeonardLopateWNYC WNYCAugust 3, 2010 - Sam Bryan on the Leonard Lopate Show, WNYC - WNYC radio host Leonard Lopate interviews Sam Bryan, son of photojournalist Julien Bryan who filmed and narrated the historic newsreel Siege, recently issued for the first time on DVD by Aquila Polonica. {mp3}MEDIA_ROOM/Audio/Siege DVD/SamBryan-LeonardLopate2010-08-03bpod{/mp3}

 

 

mapsandshadows-coverartJune 28, 2010 – Publishers Weekly PW's 2010 Fall Hardcover Listings includes Maps and Shadows under Fiction/First Novels & Collections. Read the listing online or in pdf...

 

theiceroad-coverart June 14, 2010 – The News-Herald (Ohio) "A real eye-opener" says The News-Herald in Ohio about The Ice Road. Read the review online or pdf...

 

 

wsj0.5June 1, 2010 – Wall Street Journal Europe The Wall Street Journal Europe publishes an op-ed by Aquila Polonica Co-Founder Terry Tegnazian, “Polish Heroes: The history of the country's World War II resistance against Nazi Germany fell victim to Realpolitik.” Read the op-ed online, as online pdf or print pdf...



 mmcover2008-12-11c-final-rMay 28-30, 2010 – Gazeta (Canada) Feature article on Aquila Polonica, The Mermaid and the Messerschmitt, and the April 8, 2010 multimedia presentation in Montreal by Aquila Polonica president Terry Tegnazian and actress Yaelle Wittes titled “War Through a Woman’s Eyes, 1939-1940.” Read the article (Polish language only)...

 

 bookexpoamericaMay 25, 2010 - May 27, 2010 - New York City - Book Expo America - Aquila Polonica books and DVD were on display at the Independent Book Publishers Assn. booth 3145 and the National Book Network booth 3881.

 

mmcover2008-12-11c-final-rMay 24, 2010 – Aquila Polonica Press Release - The Mermaid and the Messerschmitt Wins Publishing Prize: Benjamin Franklin Award Recognizes Excellence.” Read the press release...

 

ibpa-benfranklinaward-label-silver-finalist-2010-6-4May 24, 2010 - New York City - 2010 Benjamin Franklin Awards - Aquila Polonica's The Mermaid and the Messerschmitt wins the 2010 Benjamin Franklin Silver Award for Best First Book (Nonfiction).

 

alice faintich november2009-rMay 22, 2010 - Waynesboro, VA - Stone Soup Books & Cafe Alice Waydenfeld Faintich presented stories from her father’s book,The Ice Road by Stefan Waydenfeld—a gripping account of his experiences as a boy—and signed copies of the book for customers.

 

MinneapolisStarTribune May 22, 2010 – Minneapolis Star Tribune theiceroad-coverartRave review of The Ice Road"an extraordinary memoir...textured with fascinating personalities and subplots" says the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Read the review online or pdf...

 

publishers-weeklyMay 3, 2010 – Publishers Weekly – Feature article on Aquila Polonica titled “Aquila Polonica Finds Its Niche.” Read the article online or pdf...

 

mmcover2008-12-11c-final-rApril 27, 2010 – Aquila Polonica Press Release - “The Mermaid and the Messerschmitt Nominated for Publishing Award: Finalist in 2010 Benjamin Franklin Award.” Read the press release...

 

 

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April 9, 2010 - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - The Polish Embassy - The gracious Polish Embassy building was packed with a standing room only audience for  “War Through a Woman’s Eyes, 1939-1940”: Multi-media presentation by Aquila Polonica publisher Terry Tegnazian, with historic photos, dramatic readings from The Mermaid and the Messerschmitt by actress Yaelle Wittes, and screening of rarely seen historic newsreel Siege, now available in DVD for the first time from Aquila Polonica. More info...

 

 

 tatannakisielewskamontreal-pict0149-rApril 8, 2010 - Montreal, Quebec, Canada - The Polish Consulate - The Polish Consulate in Montreal hosted an enthusiastic audience for “War Through a Woman’s Eyes, 1939-1940”: Multi-media presentation by Aquila Polonica publisher Terry Tegnazian, with historic photos, dramatic readings from The Mermaid and the Messerschmitt by actress Yaelle Wittes, and screening of rarely seen historic newsreel Siege, now available in DVD for the first time from Aquila Polonica. More...

 

MontrealGazetteApril 7, 2010 – The Gazette (Montreal)well-known Gazette columnist Mike Boone interviews Aquila Polonica president Terry Tegnazian, in an article titled “Lawyer-turned-publisher sheds light on ‘human drama’ of war-torn Poland.” Read the article online or pdf...

 

mmcover2008-12-11c-final-rOttawaCitizenApril 4, 2010 – Ottawa Citizenthe Ottawa Citizen raves about Aquila Polonica's first book, The Mermaid and the Messerschmitt, in a beautifully illustrated two-page review. Read the review...

 

 

LibraryJournalApril 1, 2010 – Library JournalLibrary Journal calls The Ice Road "A remarkable tale." Read the LJ review...

 

SarmatianReviewApril 2010 – Sarmatian Review Professor Brian Domitrovic gives an erudite and glowing review of The Mermaid and the Messerschmitt—and says some very nice things about Aquila Polonica, too! Read the review...


       

April 2010 – News of Polonia Extensive feature article about Aquila Polonica. Read the article...aqp logo web address-2010-10-20-r

 

 

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March 2010 – News of Polonia Feature article on “War Through a Woman’s Eyes, 1939-1940” multimedia presentation by Aquila Polonica president Terry Tegnazian and actress Annette Azcuy. Read the article...

 

 

mmcover2008-12-11c-final-rLoyolaMarymountUnivMarch 21, 2010 - Los Angeles, California - Loyola Marymount University - “War Through a Woman’s Eyes, 1939-1940”: Multi-media presentation by Aquila Polonica publisher Terry Tegnazian, with historic photos, dramatic readings from The Mermaid and the Messerschmitt by actress Annette Azcuy, and screening of rarely seen historic newsreel Siege, now available in DVD for the first time from Aquila Polonica. More info...

 

alice faintich_november2009-rMarch 17, 2010 - Charlottesville, VA - Virginia Festival of the Book - Witnesses to History: as a member of the Memoir Panel, Alice Waydenfeld Faintich presented The Ice Road, written by her father Stefan Waydenfeld. More info

 

 

HuffingtonPostBooksMarch 15, 2010 – Huffington Post – Guest blog by Dr. Stefan Waydenfeld, author of The Ice Road. Read Dr. Waydenfeld's blog online or pdf...

 

mmcover2008-12-11c-final-rMarch 4, 2010 - Los Angeles, CA - Westwood Branch Library - “War Through a Woman’s Eyes, 1939-1940”: Multimedia presentation by Aquila Polonica publisher Terry Tegnazian, with historic photos, dramatic readings from The Mermaid and the Messerschmitt, and screening of rarely seen historic newsreel Siege, now available in DVD for the first time from Aquila Polonica. More info...

 

 

cosmopolitanreviewSpring 2010 – Cosmopolitan Review Cosmopolitan Review says The Ice Road theiceroad-coverart is "a gripping story...reads like a novel, even an adventure, with a plot that includes war, arrests, families lost and found, and constant danger."  Read the review online or pdf...

 

siegedvd-coverartFebruary 2010 – Aquila Polonica Press Release - First-Ever DVD Release of Rare WWII Newsreel: Oscar-Nominated Siege Depicts 1939’s Devastating Nazi Attack on Warsaw.” Read the press release...

 

terrytegnazianheadshotJanuary 28, 2010 – Voice America – Radio host Cindy Rakowitz interviews Aquila Polonica president Terry Tegnazian about her publishing company and their first book,The Mermaid and the Messerschmitt, in a show titled “A Woman with a Mission: Terry Tegnazian.” Listen to the interview (approx. 60 minutes):

 

 

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