'Alexis Jenni’s debut novel ‘The French Art of War’ echoes Camus.'

Apollo and wife of Orpheus. Mesmerising This winner of the 2011 Prix Goncourt is big, repetitive(...)

Laurent Binet: equal measures of panache and daring. Photograph: Joel Saget/AFP/Getty Images

Binet demonstrates in the lively follow-up to his dextrous, Prix Goncourt-winning first novel, HHh(...)

Mathias Énard: the French novelist has an uncanny gift for merging the glories of the past with the ravages of the present. Photograph: Joel Saget/AFP/Getty

(...). Prix Goncourt winner Compass won the 2015 Prix Goncourt, holding off a challenge by the Algerian(...)

Longlisted for the 2016 Man Booker International prize:  Israeli author Amos Oz. Photograph: Dan Porges/Getty Images

(...) original. His imagination is indeed a wonder to behold. Compass won the 2015 Prix Goncourt. Compass is(...)

Danse, Morob: Olwen Fouéré in Laurent Gaudé’s play. Photograph: Luca Truffarelli

(...)’s highest literary award, the Prix Goncourt, for The Sun of the Scortas, in 2004. The saga of five(...)

Moroccan-French author Leila Slimani arrives at the Drouant restaurant after she received the Prix Goncourt, in Paris, France, today. Photograph: Jacky Naegelen/Reuters

(...) murder. The Moroccan-born author Leila Slimani won the most prestigious, the Prix Goncourt, for her(...)

Andrei Makine: “French gives me the distance writers need. You need to be away from something, a memory, a country.” Photograph: Eric Luke

(...) the first book to win both the Prix Goncourt and the Prix Medicis, and the beautiful elegy, A Life(...)

At a mere 183 pages South Korea’s Han Kang’s superb and disturbing novel in three acts, ‘The Vegetarian’, towers over the Man Booker International Prize long list.

(...) countrywoman, Prix Goncourt-winner Maria Ndiaye’s Ladivine, translated by John Stump, tells the story of a(...)

(...)) Double Prix Goncourt winner Rufin focuses on a battered old dog waiting outside a prison cell where a(...)

“One must not write what is expected. It’s important for north African writers to show they have other things to say.” Leila Slimani, whose novel In the Garden of the Ogre has just won the Prix La Mamounia literary prize in Morocco. Photograph: C Hélie Gallimard

Mamounia; the literary award considered the Moroccan equivalent of the French Prix Goncourt. “It’s the dark(...)