Memoirs of a Polar Bear

Yoko Tawada

Published: 2 November 2017
Paperback, B Format
129x198mm, 256 pages
ISBN: 9781846276323

Translated from the German by Susan Bernofsky


Three bears.

The first, a diligent memoirist whose unlikely success forces her to flee Soviet Russia.

The second, her daughter, a skilled dancer in an East Berlin circus.

The third, Knut, a baby bear born and raised in Berlin Zoo at the beginning of the 21st century.

Here, then, is the enchanting story of three extraordinary bears, brought to life by one of Japan's most inventive and dazzling novelists.

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