Artur Domosławski

a journalist
Artur Domosławski

a journalist, currently working for the Polityka weekly. In the years 1991-2011, he worked in the Gazeta Wyborcza newspaper. Although he graduated from the Theatre Studies Department at the State Academy of Drama in Warsaw, his texts and books treat mostly of social topics. He has written the following books: Chrystus bez karabinu: o pontyfikacie Jana Pawła II [Christ Without a Carbine: on the Pontificate of John Paul II, 1999], Świat nie na sprzedaż: rozmowy o globalizacji i kontestacji [The World Is Not For Sale. Conversations About Globalisation ond Contestation, 2002], Gorączka latynoamerykańska [Latin American Fever, 2004], Ameryka zbuntowana. Siedemnaście dialogów o ciemnych stronach imperium wolności [Rebellious America. Seventeen Dialogues on the Dark Side of the Imperium of Freedom, 2007], Śmierć w Amazonii [Death in Amazonia, 2013]. With his book Kapuściński non-fiction (2010) he provoked a loud debate on the credibility of reportages and non-fiction writing, as well as of the very biography of Ryszard Kapuściński and of his relation to the Polish People's Republic (PRL) regime. This book has been translated into English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Dutch and Hungarian. He was awarded the title of Journalist of the Year 2010 by the Press magazine; apart from that, he also received, among others, the Warsaw Literary Premiere award for Gorączka latynoamerykańska [Latin American Fever; December 2004); the Beata Pawlak Award for journalists disseminating knowledge about other cultures for Ameryka zbuntowana [Rebellious America, 2008]; the Polish Reportage Club award for Ryszard Kapuściński's biography (2010). He has published his texts, among others, in The New York TimesEl PaísLetras LibresEtiqueta Negra. In his latest book Wykluczeni [The Excluded, 2016], he describes the life of the lowest social classes in countries of the South.