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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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