Citing three of our titles -- Boussole, 2084, and The Meursault Investigation -- The New York Times writes about the prevalence of the Islamic world in recent French literature.
These novels have captivated a country grappling with its identity and its vexed history as a colonial power, and show how France is pulled today between nostalgia for its past and fear for its future.
Mathias Enard's Boussole is the winner of this year's prestigious Prix Goncourt and will be published in English by New Directions. It's now on the third spot in France's fiction bestseller list, reports Publishers Weekly.
Boualem Sansal's 2084 will be published in English by Europa Editions, and Kamel Daoud's Meursault, contre-enquête was published this year by Other Press as The Meursault Investigation.