Olga Tokarczuk

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Stories to save the world: the new wave of climate fiction
Now more than ever, novelists are facing up to the unthinkable: the climate crisis. Claire Armitstead talks to Margaret Atwood, Amitav Ghosh and more about the new cli-fi

Claire Armitstead

26, Jun, 2021 @8:00 AM

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How to slow down in a fast-moving world | Brief letters
Brief letters: Olga Tokarczuk | Flags | Music festivals | Alan Turing | Art

Letters

29, Mar, 2021 @4:17 PM

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The Guardian view on the writing business: readers must ultimately benefit | Editorial
Editorial: People want stories and that means cultivating a publishing ecosystem where big and small can flourish

Editorial

28, Mar, 2021 @5:25 PM

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A picture book can paint a thousand words | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to a Guardian editorial on the power of picture books to fire adult imaginations as much as children’s

Letters

26, Mar, 2021 @4:31 PM

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The Guardian view on the picture book: not just for children
Editorial: When a Nobel-prizewinning novelist turns to illustrated fiction, it’s time to question assumptions

Editorial

19, Mar, 2021 @6:33 PM

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A Nobel winner turns to picture books: 'It is a powerful way of telling a story'
The Lost Soul, by Olga Tokarczuk and illustrator Joanna Concejo, is a quiet meditation on happiness, following a busy man who loses his soul

Claire Armitstead

11, Mar, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Olga Tokarczuk's 'magnum opus' finally gets English release – after seven years of translation
The Books of Jacob, praised by the Nobel prize judges and winner of Poland’s prestigious Nike award, will be published in the UK in November

Alison Flood

26, Feb, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Writers, actors and directors call for end to homophobia in Poland in open letter
More than 70 signatories including Poland’s Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk, Margaret Atwood and Mike Leigh accuse Duda’s government of using LGBTQ+ people as ‘a scapegoat’

Sian Cain

18, Aug, 2020 @12:49 PM

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All-nighters and sideways ideas: readers' books of the year
From rich histories to intense, dystopian futures, commenters share the highlights of their reading years

Guardian readers

17, Dec, 2019 @8:00 AM

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The Guardian view on Nobel winner Olga Tokarczuk: light amid the dark | Editorial
Editorial: The 2019 prize for literature has been mired in controversy. But that should not take away from the humanity and hope offered by the 2018 winner

Editorial

13, Dec, 2019 @5:31 PM

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Protests grow as Peter Handke receives Nobel medal in Sweden
The literature laureateship, due to be presented in Stockholm on Tuesday, faces boycotts and widespread protest

Alison Flood

10, Dec, 2019 @5:00 PM

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'Ignorant questions': Nobel winner Peter Handke refuses to address controversy
New literature laureate tells journalists ahead of prizegiving that it is the wrong moment to question his support for Slobodan Milošević

Alison Flood

06, Dec, 2019 @5:03 PM

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