November 24, 2020
4.9 X 8.0 X 0.7 inches | 0.58 pounds
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About the Author
Gaëlle Josse holds degrees in law, journalism, and clinical psychology. Formerly a poet, she published her first novel, Les heures silencieuses (The Quiet Hours), in 2011. Josse went on to win several awards, including the Alain Fournier Award in 2013 for Nos vies désaccordées (Our Out-Of-Tune Lives). After spending a few years in New Caledonia, she returned to Paris, where she now works and lives. Josse received the European Union Prize for Literature for The Last Days of Ellis Island, along with the Grand Livre du Mois Literary Prize. Natasha Lehrer is a writer and literary translator based in Paris, France. She writes features and book reviews for a variety of newspapers including The Guardian, The Times Literary Supplement, and The Observer. Some of her recent translations are A Call for Revolution by the Dalai Lama, Chinese Spies by Roger Faligot, Victor Segalen's Journey to the Land of the Real, and Memories of Low Tide by Chantal Thomas. Lehrer won a Rockower Award for journalism in 2016, and in 2017 was awarded the Scott Moncrieff Translation Prize for her co-translation of Suite for Barbara Loden by Nathalie Léger.