Marek Makowski wends his way through Jennifer Croft’s translation of “The Books of Jacob,” a novel by Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk.
Marek Makowski teaches courses on writing, Shakespeare, and social media at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His writing has appeared in venues such as World Literature Today, Hyperallergic, Ploughshares, and The Yale Review. He is working on a novel and a book-length exploration of Shakespeare. You can find more of his work on his website, marekwriting.com.