Encounters with Polish Literature is a video series produced by Polish Cultural Institute in New York.

The host David A. Goldfarb is an independent scholar of Polish literature and literary theory, and literary translator from Polish to

Leopold Tyrmand (1920-85), author of one of the great novels of Warsaw who popularized jazz music in mid-twentieth-century Poland was a transformative figure in Polish culture between the death of Joseph Stalin and the post-Stalin thaw.English.