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Tokarczuk or Tokarchuk (Russian or Ukrainian: Токарчук) is a gender-neutral Slavic surname that may refer to:

Byron Tokarchuk is a former basketball player from Canada, who played at the University of Saskatchewan Huskies in Saskatoon, with teammates David Karwacki, John Cleland, Kirk Jones, and former Huskies Head Coach Greg Jockims. He and his teammates went on to the CIAU nationals twice.

Ignacy Tokarczuk Catholic bishop

Ignacy Tokarczuk was a Polish prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.

Olga Tokarczuk Polish writer, 2018 Nobel laureate

Olga Nawoja Tokarczuk is a Polish writer, activist, and public intellectual who has been described in Poland as one of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful authors of her generation. In 2018, she won the Man Booker International Prize for her novel Flights. In 2019, she was awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature.

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<i>Flights</i> (novel) 2007 novel by Olga Tokarczuk

Flights is a fragmentary novel by the Polish author Olga Tokarczuk. It was originally published in Polish as Bieguni. The book was translated into English by Jennifer Croft. The original Polish title refers to runaways, a sect of Old Believers, who believe that being in constant motion is a trick to avoid evil.

Jennifer Croft American author, critic, and translator

Jennifer Croft is an American author, critic and translator who works from Polish, Ukrainian and Argentine Spanish. With the author Olga Tokarczuk, she was awarded the 2018 Man Booker International Prize for her translation of Flights.

<i>Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead</i> 2009 novel by Olga Tokarczuk

Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead is a 2009 novel by Olga Tokarczuk. Originally published in Polish by Wydawnictwo Literackie, it was later translated to English by Antonia Lloyd-Jones and published in 2018 by the British independent publisher Fitzcarraldo Editions. The book received a wider release in 2019 when it was published in the United States by Riverhead Books on 13 August 2019. A portion of the English translation was originally published in Granta in 2017.