Man Booker International Prize

FILE - In this file photo dated May 22, 2018, Polish author Olga Tokarczuk after winning the Man Booker International prize 2018, for her book Flights. Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk was named Thursday Oct. 10, 2019, winner of the 2018 Nobel Prize for literature. (Matt Crossick/PA FILE via AP)
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October 10, 2019 - 10:50 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Swedish Academy's decision to bestow the 2018 Nobel Prize in literature on Polish author Olga Tokarczuk has given a rare morale boost to liberal Poles only three days before a national election that is likely to be won by the country's right-wing populist party. Tokarczuk...
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May 21, 2019 - 4:46 pm
LONDON (AP) — An author from Oman has won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for "Celestial Bodies," the story of three sisters and of a desert country confronting its slave-owning past and a complex modern world. Jokha Alharthi, the first Arabic-language writer to take the prize, will...
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April 09, 2019 - 6:44 pm
LONDON (AP) — Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk could pull off a Booker Prize double. Tokarczuk, who won last year's Man Booker International Prize for "Flights," was announced Tuesday as a 2019 award finalist for "Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead." Her environmental crime story is among the...
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Polish author Olga Tokarczuk smiles after winning the Man Booker International prize 2018, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, for her book Flights, at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. (Matt Crossick//PA via AP)
May 23, 2018 - 8:29 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's deputy culture minister said Wednesday he is happy that author Olga Tokarczuk is the first Pole to win the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for fiction. Tokarczuk's liberal views and perspectives on Polish history — especially on the Holocaust, including her...
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May 22, 2018 - 4:51 pm
LONDON (AP) — Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for fiction Tuesday with "Flights," a novel that charts multiple journeys in time, space and human anatomy. "Flights" beat five other finalists, including Iraqi writer Ahmed Saadawi's horror story "...
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