The Inquiring Reader
Reviews, critiques, and thoughts

Olga Tokarczuk

  • Borderland

    Borderland is somber story about a writer in a post-apocalyptic world who is trying to make sense of the collapsing world around him.

  • Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead

    Janina Duszejko lives in a small Polish town on the border with the Czech Republic. She finds her neighbor dead in his home, having choked on a chicken bone. But a series of murders of well-known, local hunters occurs, and Janina believes them to be a form of retribution.

  • Flights

    Different moments in time hang in space like sheets, like screens lit up by one moment; the world is made up of these frozen moments, great meta-images, and we just hop from one to the next.