Annie Ernaux shortlisted for a prestigious English literary prize

Annie Ernaux shortlisted for a prestigious English literary prize

We will know this evening if Annie Ernaux is the winner of the International Man-Booker Prize 2019, awarded in London. The French writer is in the running for Years, a novel published by Gallimard in 2008 and translated into English in 2017 by Alison Strayer. It takes place over sixty years, mixing the author’s personal … Read more

Zimbabwe: the strange week of the writer Tsitsi Dangarembga, selected for a literary grand prize then arrested

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Writer and committed. In a few days, the Zimbabwean Tsitsi Dangarembga will have tasted the consecration her peers dream of and the risks inherent in her positions. Her improbable week had started with the selection of her latest novel This Mournable Body for the British Booker Prize, one of the greatest literary prizes in the … Read more

Literary start in 2021: The booksellers’ list

Literary start in 2021 The booksellers list

Livres Hebdo revealed, Monday, September 27, its 17e Books Hebdo list of back-to-school novels preferred by booksellers in French and foreign literature. The 353 professionals interviewed by Xerfi / I + C are in favor this year Bastard child of Sorj Chalandon (Grasset) and Klara and the sun of Kazuo Ishiguro, translated from English by … Read more

Hank Gilbert