An Essayist, prose writer and literary translator. The author of the novel Terminal (translated into German), Tworki (American English, French and Spanish), nominated for Nike Award, the winner of the main award at the Lettres du Monde festival, Bordeaux, 2007 and winner of the Władysław Reymont Award. The author of the essays: Black Man (Czarny Człowiek)(Górski Award), Those Who Never Recover What They’ve Lost (Melancholia. O tych co nigdy nie odnajdą straty) (translated into Bulgarian, Hungarian, a Culture Foundation award, Nike nomination), Dürer’s Eyes (Oczy Durera) (Nike nomination), Transparency (Przezroczystość) (the Biblioteka Raczyńskich Award), Wine Chronicles (Kroniki Wina). Other distinctions: Grand Prix de la Francophonie of the French Academy and Paszport of Polityka [the award of a Polish weekly]. He is a member of the management board of Pen Club.