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From the Archive: December 9, 1996

We look back on our 1996 interview with French author Annie Ernaux, who was named the winner of this year’s Nobel Prize in Literature. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-10-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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French author Annie Ernaux has won the 2022 Nobel Prize in Literature.

This morning, the Swedish Academy awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature to the French author Annie Ernaux “for the courage and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots, estrangements and collective restraints of personal memory.” Annie Ernaux is the author of some twenty works of... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-10-06 11:09:56 UTC ]
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French Author Annie Ernaux Wins Nobel Prize For Literature

Annie Ernaux, 82, was cited for “the courage and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots, estrangements and collective restraints of personal memory." Continue reading at 'The Huffington Post'

[ The Huffington Post | 2022-10-06 11:03:31 UTC ]
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Book Review: “Yoga,” by Emmanuel Carrère

In his latest book, the French author celebrated for his deeply personal accounts of tragic events embraces meditation as a means of learning to write “without fabrication.” But telling the truth is complicated. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-07-31 09:00:08 UTC ]
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Incest story by Pinocchio author published in English for the first time

Carlo Collodi’s version of Donkey Skin, by French author Charles Perrault, will appear in a new collection of Italian fairytalesCarlo Collodi is remembered today for Pinocchio, his 1881 children’s story about a puppet who turns into a real boy, immortalised on screen by Disney. Now another... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-10-01 13:46:15 UTC ]
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Michel Bussi’s thriller ‘The Double Mother’ twists, then twists again

The French author (and geopolitics professor) delivers another captivating mystery novel Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-10 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Gallic acquires two from French author Muriel Barbery

Gallic Books has acquired A Single Rose plus a gift book by Muriel Barbery, author of the The Elegance of the Hedgehog (Gallic, 2009). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-04 08:21:12 UTC ]
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Screen legend Sophia Loren is back in an adaptation of a Goncourt Prize-winning novel.

The late French author Romain Gary is the only writer to have won France’s most prestigious literary award under two names: he received the Prix Goncourt for The Roots of Heaven (Les Racines du ciel; 1956) under his birth name and, more than 20 years later, “Émile Ajar” won the prize for The... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-29 17:36:47 UTC ]
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J.M.G. Le Clézio Talks the Common Good (and Other People’s Books)

Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio, French author and laureate of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Literature, is commonly known as J.M.G. Le Clézio, an abbreviation he rather fancies. His numerous works complement his life’s many journeys, reflecting the injustice and beauty of near and far-away lands. He has... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-13 08:48:38 UTC ]
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A Victim’s Account Fuels a Reckoning Over Sex With Children in France

A French author wrote for years about his sexual relations with children and continued to win acclaim. Now one of them has spoken out. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-01-07 11:39:15 UTC ]
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A new book suggests Albert Camus was assassinated, but is speculation a good idea?

For almost a decade now, Italian author and academic Giovanni Catelli has been researching and writing about the untimely death of Albert Camus, the French author who died in 1960, at age 46, when a car driven by his publisher swerved off-road and crashed into a tree. Camus’ death was certainly... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-05 17:20:17 UTC ]
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Gallic to publish graphic novel edition of Proust and Joncour's English debut

Gallic Books has announced two new projects, with a graphic novel adaptation of Proust and a new book from French author Serge Joncour. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-08 17:51:03 UTC ]
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The Absolute Originality of Georges Perec

Paul Grimstad on the French author George Perec, whose formally and thematically inventive works included “Life: A User’s Manual,” “Things: A Story of the Sixties,” and “A Void.” Continue reading at 'New Yorker'

[ New Yorker | 2019-07-16 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Poirier pens Notre-Dame book for Oneworld

French author and journalist Agnès Poirier will write a book about the Notre-Dame fire for Oneworld. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-09 16:54:54 UTC ]
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David Barclay loses libel case against obscure French playwright

Billionaire sued over play about two wealthy Britons who live in a castle in the Channel IslandsThe reclusive billionaire owner of the Daily Telegraph and the Ritz hotel has been ordered to pay damages to an obscure French playwright who wrote a play that satirised the lives of him and his twin... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-07-03 13:42:44 UTC ]
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Environmental activists arrested after protests in Cannes

A group of roughly 20 protesters from the environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion were arrested Thursday after they jumped from a raft off the shore of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and tried to swim to the beach. This comes one day after 14 of their members... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-20 13:15:19 UTC ]
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