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Olga Tokarczuk

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Olga Tokarczuk
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Olga Tokarczuk, 2018
Born (1962-01-29) 29 January 1962 (age 57)
NationalityPolish
OccupationWriter, essayist, poet, screenwriter, psychologist
Notable work
Flights
The Books of Jacob
Primeval and Other Times
AwardsNike Award (2008, 2015)
Vilenica Prize (2013)
Brückepreis (2015)
The Man Booker International Prize (2018)
Jan Michalski Prize for Literature (2018)
Nobel Prize in Literature (2018)
Prix Laure Bataillon (2019)

Olga Nawoja Tokarczuk[1] ([tɔˈkart͡ʂuk]; born 29 January 1962) is a Polish writer and activist.[2][3][4]

In 2018, she won the Man Booker International Prize for her novel Flights, becoming the first Polish writer to do so.[5] She was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for the year 2018 (awarded in 2019).[6][7]

References[change | change source]

  1. "STOWARZYSZENIE KULTURALNE "GÓRY BABEL" | Rejestr.io". rejestr.io. Retrieved 2019-10-10.
  2. https://style.hnonline.sk/kultura/2021350-nobelove-ceny-za-literaturu-su-zname-laureatom-za-rok-2018-je-olga-tokarczukova-za-rok-2019-peter-handke
  3. Rzeczpospolita. "List of Polish bestsellers 2009". Retrieved 18 June 2011.
  4. Gazeta Wyborcza. "Tokarczuk wins NIKE prize for Bieguni (Flights)". Retrieved 18 June 2011.
  5. "Olga Tokarczuk's 'extraordinary' Flights wins Man Booker International prize". The Guardian. 22 May 2018. Retrieved 22 May 2018.
  6. "Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke win Nobel prizes in literature". The Guardian. 10 October 2019. Retrieved 10 October 2019.
  7. "Nobelove ceny za literatúru získali Olga Tokarczuková a Peter Handke". Pravda (in Slovak). 10 October 2019. Retrieved 10 October 2019.