In addition Boualem Sansal, the jury has selected the Interallié Laurent Binet ( “The seventh function of language” (Grasset)), already winner of the Fnac novel and Mathias Enard ( “Compass” (Actes Sud)) that is already on the list of Goncourt and Femina.
Several authors selected for three awards
Also we find Christophe Boltanski for his first novel, “Cache” (Stock), already selected by the Renaudot, the Femina and Medicis and Charles Dantzig ( “History of Love and Hate” (Grasset)) also already selected for these three awards.
There remains Eve de Castro and “We, Louis, King” (The Iconoclast) Lionel Duroy for “Escape” (Julliard), René Guitton for “tawny Memory» (Calmann-Levy), Philippe Lacoche and “Twenty-four hours to convince a woman “ (Writing), Olivier Poivre d’Arvor (” Love to three “ (Grasset)), Nathalie Rheims (” Place Colette “ (Leo Scheer)) or, Monica Sabolo and “Crans-Montana” (JC Lattes) and Amanda Sthers with “The Promises” (Grasset).
A second selection to be announced on October 21, and a third will be held November 4.