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Maylis de Kerangal

Maylis de Kerangal is the author of twenty novels and short-story collections, including three that have been translated into English by Jessica Moore and published by Talonbooks: Painting Time, Birth of a Bridge (Prix Médicis, Prix Franz Hessel, Premio Gregor von Rezzori), and Mend the Living (winner of a dozen literary prizes, translated into forty languages, adapted for cinema and theatre). She was an associate artist at the Musée d’Orsay in 2019–2020 and Chair of Literature at Sciences Po Paris in 2020. She lives and works in Paris.

Mend the Living

Winner 2017 Wellcome Book Prize

Long-listed 2016 Man Booker International Prize

Birth of a Bridge

Winner 2010 Prix Médicis

Winner 2010 Franz Hessel Prize