French Lit targets for 2016

In an attempt at spreading my European Literature targets for 2016 more evenly, and following my German Lit targets and Italian Lit targets here are my 8 French Lit targets for 2016, Once again anyone wishing to read along will be most welcome. This list will be updated in mid year for the start of the French literary season

Karine Tuile, ‘Six mois six jours’, shortlisted for the 2010 Goncourt8/05/2016


Joël dicker, ‘Le livre des baltimores’, an automatic best seller after last year’s Harry Quebert27/03/2016


Boualem Sansal, ‘2084’ which won the Grand Prix du roman de l’Academie francaise this year19/5/2016


Nathalie Azoulai, ‘Titus n’aimait pas Berenice’, which won the prix Medicis this year4/08/2016


Vincent Almendros, ‘Un Été’, this his second novel has brought him to the public eye with the prix Sagan.22/02/2016


Akram Belkaïd, ‘Retours en Algérie’, a book written on his return to Algeria, coinciding with the 50th anniversary of independence in 2012


François-Henri Désérable, ‘Évariste’, with this his second book.25/02/2016


Astrid Manfredi, ‘La Petite Barbare’ with this her first novel


Marc Dugain ‘L’emprise’, the first book of a trilogy still in writing and ollowing on from his Avenue of the Giants read this year.31/5/2016


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