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Muriel Barbery


Morocco (b.1969)

Muriel Barbery was born in Casablanca, Morocco. She was raised in France. She entered the École muriel_barberyNormale Supérieure de Fontenay-Saint-Cloud in 1990 and obtained her agrégation in philosophy in 1993. She then taught philosophy at the Université de Bourgogne, in a lycée, and at the Saint-Lô IUFM. She currently lives in Japan with her husband Stéphane.
 
Awards
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Novel nominee (2010) : The Elegance of the Hedgehog