Nicolas Mathieu scooped France’s top Goncourt literary prize yesterday for his second novel, a coming-of-age tale set against a backdrop of industrial decline and teenage lust.
An exhibition displaying posters of book covers opened on Monday ahead of the French Literature Week in Hà Nội.
The American writer Alice McDermott’s novel The Ninth Hour was awarded France’s Prix Femina for the best foreign novel of the year yesterday.
Internationally acclaimed French and Belgian author Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt recently came to Hà Nội where he met and discussed his passion for writing with his fans. The Goncourt-winning writer shares with Vương Bạch Liên his thoughts about his career and life.
Moroccan-born Leila Slimani won France’s top literary prize, the Goncourt, on Thursday with a novel guaranteed to "scare the wits out of parents".
Well-known writer Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt to come to Hà Nội