Five things to know about the Booker Prize, the British Goncourt

Five things to know about the Booker Prize the British

The Booker Prize, the British equivalent of the Goncourt for half a century, is one of the most prestigious literary prizes in the world, and is a promise of accelerating sales for the winners. This year he rewards the Scottish Douglas Stuart for his first novel “Shuggie Bain”, the story of a boy who protects … Read more

Prix ​​Goncourt 2021: “Milwaukee Blues” by Louis-Philippe Dalembert among the sixteen novels selected in the first selection

Prix ​​Goncourt 2021 Milwaukee Blues by Louis Philippe Dalembert among the

The jurors of the Académie Goncourt revealed, this Tuesday, September 7, the first selection of novels competing for the 2021 edition of the most prestigious French literary prize. Sixteen novels were selected, including the latest work by Haitian writer Louis-Philippe Dalembert, “Milwaukee Blues”, inspired by the assassination of George Floyd. Louis-Philippe Dalembert, known for his … Read more

Prix ​​Goncourt 2021: more than 9 novels in the running and new rules

Prix ​​Goncourt 2021 more than 9 novels in the running

“Just an update” : As Jakie Quartz sang so well, this is the atmosphere that was more or less to reign during this new meeting of the Goncourt jurors in Drouant, this Tuesday, October 5, to establish their second selection. Because a certain tension hovered since the revelations of France Inter. On September 21, the … Read more

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