This winter, Sarah Chiche published her magisterial third novel, Les Enténèbres (Seuil), a book that has mesmerized and deeply moved all of us here at Albertine. As we wanted to hear more about her favorite writers, we asked her to recommend 6 books for our readers. Here's her answer!
It took just one novel for this young, smart, and already accomplished novelist to climb up the book charts with Là où les chiens aboient par la queue (Éditions Liana Levi). Read on below to see what books this talented author has on her own shelves.
Just like Edouard Louis, 2018 Prix Goncourt laureate Nicolas Mathieu is a legitimate heir to Pierre Bourdieu, Annie Ernaux, and Jean-Patrick Manchette. We were curious to know which books are on Mathieu's bookshelf, we asked him just that; and here is his generous response!