LADIVINE, par MARIE NDIAYEPour ses livres précédents, Ndiaye a reçu prix Goncourt et le Prix Femina. Quant à le New York Times, son plus recent est “A wild ghost story, rooted in immigration and exile.”
LA VIE DES ELFES, par MURIEL BARBERY[Her] previous novels, “The Elegance of the Hedgehog” and “Gourmet Rhapsody,” took place in the same Paris apartment building. Her latest departs from both that locale and the quotidian world. Set in Burgundy, Italy and a magical place called the Pavilion of the Mists, “The Life of Elves” follows two girls of otherworldly provenance…” –NYT
CE PAYS QUI TE RESSEMBLE, par Tobie Nathan“A sometimes comic novel set in the Jewish community of Cairo between the 1920s and the rise to power of Gamal Abdel Nasser in the 1950s. It was written by Tobie Nathan, 67, a writer and ethno-psychiatrist who left Egypt for France in 1957...”- NYT
RÉPARER LES VIVANTS, par MAYLIS DE KERANGAL“It is an unusual and often-ravishing novel, taking place over the span of just 23 hours and 59 minutes. The book begins with Simon Limbres, a 19-year-old surfer boy at the peak of his vitality, soaring headlong into a windshield after a day at the beach…” -NYT
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