They’re announcing the major French literary prizes this week, and today they named the winners of the two biggest book prizes:
- The prix Goncourt goes to Chanson douce, by Leila Slimani (Gallimard)
- The prix Renaudot goes to Babylone, by Yasmina Reza (Flammarion)
Reza may be better known for her plays (‘Art’, etc.) but has lso written several acclaimed works of fiction.