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

//ws-eu.amazon-adsystem.com/widgets/q?ServiceVersion=20070822&OneJS=1&Operation=GetAdHtml&MarketPlace=GB&source=ac&ref=tf_til&ad_type=product_link&tracking_id=bearsbearsbea-21&marketplace=amazon&region=GB&placement=1846276322&asins=1846276322&linkId=a48463274be0c5fa62d5956f6d3e5e28&show_border=false&link_opens_in_new_window=true&price_color=333333&title_color=0066c0&bg_color=ffffff 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. […]