Mathias Énard

Mathias Énard in 2010

Mathias Énard (born 1972) is a French novelist. He studied Persian and Arabic and spent long periods in the Middle East. He has lived in Barcelona for about fifteen years, interrupted in 2013 by a writing residency in Berlin. He won several awards for Zone, including the Prix du Livre Inter and the Prix Décembre, and won the Prix Goncourt/Le Choix de l’Orient, the Prix littéraire de la Porte Dorée [fr], and the Prix du Roman-News for Rue des Voleurs (Street of Thieves). He won the 2015 Prix Goncourt for Boussole (Compass). In 2020 he was Friedrich Dürrenmatt Guest Professor for World Literature[1] at the University of Bern.

Awards and honoursEdit

WorksEdit

  • La Perfection du tir, éditions Actes Sud, 2003. Prix des cinq continents de la francophonie.[10]
  • Remonter l'Orénoque, éditions Actes Sud, 2005.
  • Bréviaire des artificiers, éditions Verticales, 2007.
  • Zone, éditions Actes Sud, 2008. Prix Décembre and Prix du livre Inter.[10]
  • Parle-leur de batailles, de rois et d'éléphants, éditions Actes Sud, 2010. Prix Goncourt des Lycéens.[10]
    • translated as Tell Them of Battles, Kings, and Elephants by Charlotte Mandell, New Directions, 2018, ISBN 978-0811227049
  • L'alcool et la nostalgie, Éditions Inculte, 2011 (ISBN 978-2-916940-48-9).
  • Rue des voleurs, éditions Actes Sud, 2012 (ISBN 978-2-330-01267-0).
    • translated as Street of Thieves by Charlotte Mandell. Open Letter Books, 2014; Fitzcarraldo Editions, 2015.
  • Tout sera oublié, éditions Actes Sud, 2013 (ISBN 978-2-330-01808-5).
  • Boussole, éditions Actes Sud, 2015.
    • translated as Compass by Charlotte Mandell, New Directions Publishing, 2017; Fitzcarraldo Editions, 2017.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mathias Énard". Walter Benjamin Kolleg. 2020-01-16. Retrieved 2020-08-03.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "Zone". Actes Sud. Archived from the original on September 12, 2015. Retrieved November 3, 2015.
  3. ^ Victor De Sepausy (June 20, 2013). "Mathias Énard, lauréat du Prix Roman-News 2013". actualitte.com. Retrieved November 3, 2015.
  4. ^ Chad Post (April 7, 2015). "2015 Best Translated Book Award Fiction Longlist (Fiction)". Three Percent. Retrieved April 8, 2015.
  5. ^ Ken Willsher (November 3, 2015). "France's top literary prize awarded to Mathias Énard". The Guardian. Retrieved November 3, 2015.
  6. ^ "Flux". www.culturecommunication.gouv.fr. Archived from the original on 5 June 2016. Retrieved 3 December 2018.
  7. ^ "The Man Booker International Prize 2017 Longlist Announced". Man Booker International Prize 2017. March 15, 2017. Retrieved March 20, 2017.
  8. ^ Mathias Enard Vince il Premio Von Rezzori 2017. Retrieved June 20, 2017.
  9. ^ "Leipzig Book Award for European Understanding". City of Leipzig. Retrieved December 9, 2016.
  10. ^ a b c Back cover of La Perfection du tir, éditions Actes Sud, 2003.