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A Polish novel for wanderers has won the UK’s biggest prize for translated books

Thu-Huong Ha
A Polish novel for wanderers has won the UK’s biggest prize for translated books

Flights, by Olga Tokarczuk, translated from Polish by Jennifer Croft, has won the 2018 Man Booker International Prize. The £50,000 award (around $67,000) goes to a book translated into English, and is split equally between writer and translator. Flights is a meditation about wandering, told through interwoven fragments, with its characters in constant transit. They…