Lana di Pati

Art, Literature, and Tortoises

I am a literary translator and a member of the Polish Literary Translators’ Association (Stowarzyszenie Tłumaczy Literatury). So far I have collaborated with SQN and Galaktyka publishing houses.

My source languages: English, Italian
Target languages: Polish

My Translations

James Nestor
Głębia. Freediving, zbuntowani badacze i co ocean mówi o nas samych (2017)

Original title:
Deep: Freediving, Renegade Science, and What the Ocean Tells Us about Ourselves

Topics: freediving, oceanology, cetology.


My translation debut and my favourite translation so far.


James Nestor,
Naukowe poszukiwania utraconej sztuki (2021)

Original title:
Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art

Topics: medicine, history of medicine, breathing techniques, yoga.


I collaborated with the author as a research assistant for the book. 

Mark Hodgkinson
Roger Federer.
Geniusz przy pracy (2017)

Original title:
Fedegraphica: A Graphic Biography of the Genius of Roger Federer

Topics: biography, tennis.


Stacy T. Sims
Lwice trenują inaczej. Jak dopasować dietę i aktywność fizyczną do kobiecej fizjologii  (2021)

Original title:
ROAR: How to Match Your Food and Fitness to Your Female Physiology for Optimum Performance, Great Health, and a Strong, Lean Body For Life

Topics: biography, sport medicine, fitness, female biology.