Famous in France

November 3, 2016

France’s top literary award, the Prix Goncourt, has been awarded to the French-Moroccan journalist and novelist Leïla SlimaniThe New York Times reports. Slimani’s book, Chanson Douce, is loosely based on a tragic case in New York City in which two children were murdered by their caretaker. Earlier this year we reviewed another book that was a finalist for the prize, The Heart.

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