"A Man's Place" by Annie Ernaux is a powerful memoir that explores the complex relationship between a father and daughter. Widely regarded as a classic of French literature, the book offers a deeply affecting portrait of family relationships and the impact that working-class values and patriarchal society have on them. Ernaux's spare and direct writing…
Jonathan Escoffery, Kathryn Harlan, Dionne Irving, Yiyun Li, and Laura Warrell make up the short list of finalists for the 2023 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction.
The masterpiece of Polish literature that explores themes of identity, belonging, and tradition through the journey of Jakub.
Annie Ernaux wins the 2022 Nobel Prize in Literature "for the courage and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots, estrangements and collective restraints of personal memory".
A coming-of-age story that illuminates the harshness and beauty of an Africa on the brink of colonization