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Memoirs of a Polar Bear by Yoko Tawada review – dreamlike fictions

// The bears in this trio of magical novellas are based on real animals, including the much-loved Knut, born in a Berlin zoo  Knut in 2009. Photograph: David Gannon/AFP/Getty Images The recent winner of the inaugural Warwick prize for women in translation, Tawada’s story, translated by Susan Bernofsky, consists of three novellas, originally written in German. […]