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PHC Book Club
Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 07:00pm
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2019 Bieguni

 

FLIGHTS

by OLGA TOKARCZUK

Translation: Jennifer Croft
Original title: BIEGUNI

Sean Gasper Bye (World Literature Today): "One of Europe’s most important and original voices finally, after many years, has a new book on the English-language market. Olga Tokarczuk (pronounced toh-kar-chook) is Poland’s greatest living novelist, an author of endless variety, as popular as she is controversial in her homeland. There, Tokarczuk’s books are regular best-sellers, have been adapted into films, and set the national discussion in a way many writers can only dream of. "

 

Winner of the 2008 NIKE AWARD (Poland's highest literary prize)
Winner of the 2018 MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE
Named the BEST BOOK OF 2018 by Entertainment Weekly,
The Washington Post, Boston Globe, Literary Hub and Publishers Weekly
Shortlisted for the 2018 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR TRANSLATED LITERATURE
Shorlisted for the 2018 WARWICK PRIZE FOR WOMEN IN TRANSLATION

Tokarczuk's "Drive Your Plow Over The Bones Of The Dead" (2009)
has been shortlisted for the 2019 Man Booker Internaltional Prize

 


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