Olga Tokarczuk, Polish writer with Ukrainian roots, wins 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature

Ms. Tokarczuk was awarded the prize “for a narrative imagination that with encyclopedic passion represents the crossing of boundaries as a form of life.” The award had been postponed from last year following a scandal that engulfed the Swedish Academy, the cultural institution charged with administering the award.

The author, who has family roots in Ukraine, was featured in The New Yorker magazine’s August 5 & 12, 2019 issue. The article is available here.

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