Posts Tagged ‘Jean-Marie Le Clezio’

And the Nobel goes to… Le Clézio

After the highly controversial statements by Horace Engdahl, permanent secretary of the Nobel prize jury for literature, no one expected an American writer to receive the award this year. Yet the 2008 laureate, Frenchman Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio, lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He is the author of over 30 novels and essays, received in […]