Sylvain Prudhomme is one of the most exciting contemporary novelists in France. He has been steadily gaining in recognition and popularity over the past three years. In 2015, he was awarded the prestigious Prix de la Porte Dorée for his novel Les grands, which also won the Prix Georges-Brassens in 2014. Les grands was widely celebrated in France as one of 2014’s best books of the new literary season. The Greats, translated into English by award-winning writer and translator Jessica Moore, is out from BookThug in Fall 2017.
Supported by Consulat général de France (Toronto).