“Busia: Seasons on the Farm with My Polish Grandmother,” New Memoir by Leonard Kniffel
PolishSon.com has published a new memoir titled Busia: Seasons on the Farm with My Polish Grandmother by Leonard Kniffel, Chicago writer and publisher of this blog. The book chronicles one year in the life of a young boy and his grandmother on a farm in Michigan in the 1950s. “This warm and wonderful story, reminiscent of Truman Capote’s A Christmas Memory, introduces us to an engaging boy and his stalwart grandmother,” says children’s author and Booklist reviewer Ilene Cooper, “A bygone time, a timeless relationship.
Leonard Kniffel is the author of the 2005 memoir A Polish Son in the Motherland: An American’s Journey Home and two other books, Reading with the Stars: A Celebration of Books and Libraries and Musicals on the Silver Screen: A Guide to the Must-See Movie Musicals. Busia is available exclusively from the Polish Art Center in Hamtramck, Michigan, and the gift shop of the Polish Museum of America. He will be signing books at the Museum on June 23 during the Annual Meeting of the Polish American Librarians Association, May 13 at the Hamtramck Historical Museum in Hamtramck, and May 27 at the new Polish Art Center in Cedar, Michigan. Proceeds from museum sales will benefit the museums.