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Borderland

Olga Tokarczuk

Translated by Jennifer Croft

New fiction from Olga Tokarczuk, translated from the Polish by Jennifer Croft.

Olga Tokarczuk

Olga Tokarczuk is one of Poland’s most beloved authors, and the laureate of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature. In 2015 she received the Brueckepreis 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. She is the author of eight novels, three short story collections and has been translated into a dozen languages. Her novel Flights, translated from the Polish by Jennifer Croft, was shortlisted for the 2018 National Book Award for Translated Literature and won the 2018 Man Booker International Prize.  

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Translated by Jennifer Croft

Jennifer Croft translates from the Polish. She is the recipient of several grants and fellowships, as well as the inaugural Michael Henry Heim Prize for Translation, the 2018 Found in Translation Award, the 2018 Man Booker International Prize and a Tin House scholarship for her novel Homesick, originally written in Spanish. She is currently translating The Books of Jacob by Olga Tokarczuk.

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