Olga Tokarczuk is the author of Flights, winner of the Man Booker International Prize, which is awarded to the best work of translated fiction from anywhere in the world. She shares the prize with the book’s translator, Jennifer Croft. And Flights was chosen from more than 100 submissions.
Tokarczuk has been labeled as one of Europe’s most imaginative writers, and with Flights, new readers in the states are beginning to understand why.
I recently visited with her about Flights and the translation process. Here's our conversation:
Flights by Olga Tokarczuk, translated by Jennifer Croft, was published by Riverhead Books.
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