Named a most anticipated book of 2021 by The Guardian and The Millions
An aesthetic and existential coming-of-age novel exploring the apprenticeship of a young female painter.
Author: Maylis De Kerangal
Publisher: Picador USA
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 7.80h x 4.90w x 0.70d
Award: ALA Notable Books - Winner
About the Author
Maylis de Kerangal is the author of several novels, including Naissance d'un pont (published in English as Birth of a Bridge), which won the Prix Médicis in 2010; Réparer les vivants, whose U.S. English translation, The Heart, was one of The Wall Street Journal's Top Ten Novels of 2016; and Un chemin de tables, whose English translation, The Cook, was a New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice. She lives in Paris.Jessica Moore is the author of the books Everything, Now and The Whole Singing Ocean. Her translation of Turkana Boy, by Jean-François Beauchemin, received a PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grant, and her translation of Maylis de Kerangal's Réparer les vivants, published as Mend the Living, was long-listed for the 2016 Man Booker International Prize and won the U.K.'s Wellcome Prize in 2017.