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Olga Tokarczuk

Biography

Olga Tokarczuk was born in Sulechów near Zielona Góra in 1962. She trained as a psychologist at the University of Warsaw. She then practised as a therapist, saying that she was influenced particularly by Carl Jung. She now lives in a small village near Nowa Ruda. She is a member of the Green Party. Her first published work was a book of poetry. She has since published novels, stories and essays. She won the Man Booker International Prize in 2018 for Bieguni (Flights).

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Interview
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Her website (in Polish)

Bibliography

1989 Miasta w lustrach
1993 Podróż ludzi księgi
1996 Prawiek i inne czasy (Primeval and Other Times)
1997 Szafa
1998 Dom dzienny, dom nocny (House of Day, House of Night)
1999 E. E.
2000 Opowieści wigilijne (with Jerzy Pilch and Andrzej Stasiuk)
2000 Lalka i perła
2001 Gra na wielu bębenkach
2004 Ostatnie historie
2006 Anna w grobowcach świata
2007 Bieguni (Flights)
2009 Prowadź swój pług przez kości umarłych (Drive Your Plough over the Bones of the Dead)
2012 Moment niedźwiedzia
2014 Księgi Jakubowe (Books of Jacob)
2016 Zielone dzieci (published only in French as Les Enfants Verts
2017 Zgubiona dusza
2018 Opowiadania bizarne