- Author - Olga Tokarczuk
- Publisher : Fitzcarraldo Editions (PRH India) (3 July 2018)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 432 pages
- ISBN-13 : 9781910695821
Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk’s novel "Flights" won the 2018 Man Booker International Prize, making her the first author from Poland to win the prestigious literary award. A bestselling author and recipient of various awards in Poland, Tokarczuk is a trained psychologist at the University of Warsaw. Her debut book, a collection of poems, was published in the year 1989. She has written eight novels and two short-story collections so far. "Flights" is Tokarczuk's third work to be translated into English by Jennifer Croft and is published by Fitzcarraldo Editions. The novel interlinks various travel narratives-- from 17th century to the present day scenario-- while exploring ideas about the human body, life, death, motion, and migration.