Maylis de Kerangal is the author of several novels in French, including Je marche sous un ciel de traîne and Réparer les vivants, which won the Grand Prix RTL-Lire. She has also published a collection of short stories, Ni fleurs ni couronnes, and a novella, Tangente vers l’est. She presents her first novel to be translated into English, Birth of a Bridge (Naissance d’un pont). The winner of the Prix Franz Hessel and Prix Medicis in 2010, it is a literary saga of a dozen men and women who are charged with building a bridge somewhere in a mythical and fantastic California.
Events Maylis de Kerangal was involved in
Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 4:00 PM
International authors read from their latest works.
Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 1:00 PM
Two French authors and one translator explore the process of translation and the merits of translating your own work versus having it translated.