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Annie Ernaux


France (b.1940)

Annie Ernaux grew up in Normandy, studied at Rouen University, and later taught at secondary school. From 1977 to 2000, she was a professor at the Centre National d'Enseignement par Correspondance. Her books, in particular A Man's Place and A Woman's Story, have become contemporary classics in France. The Years won the Prix Renaudot in France in 2008 and the Premio Strega in Italy in 2016, and was shortlisted for the 2019 Man Booker International Prize. In 2017, Annie Ernaux was awarded the Marguerite Yourcenar Prize for her life's work.
 

Genres: Literary Fiction
 
Novels
   Cleaned Out (1974)
   Do What They Say or Else (1977)
   The Possession (2002)
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Non fiction
   A Frozen Woman (1981)
   A Man's Place (1983)
     aka La Place
   A Woman's Story (1990)
   Simple Passion (1991)
   Positions (1991)
   Exteriors (1993)
   Passion Perfect (1993)
   I Remain in Darkness (1997)
   Shame (1998)
   Happening (2001)
   The Years (2008)
   Things Seen (2010)
   A Girl's Story (2020)
   Getting Lost (2022)
   Look at the Lights, My Love (2023)
   I Will Write to Avenge My People (2023)
   The Young Man (2023)
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