Olga Tokarczuk is one of Poland’s best and most beloved authors. In 2015 she received the Brückepreis and the prestigious annual literary award from Poland’s Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, as well as Poland’s highest literary honour, the Nike, and the Nike Readers’ Prize. Tokarczuk also received a Nike in 2008 for Bieguni (Flights). She is the author of eight novels and two short story collections, and has been translated into a dozen languages.
Complex Harmonies: On Olga Tokarczuk’s “Flights”
Eileen Battersby reviews “Flights,” a novel by Olga Tokarczuk, translated from the Polish by Jennifer Croft....