Conversation with Maylis de Kerangal


Conversation with Maylis de Kerangal

This is a free event, but please note that registration is required.

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Maylis de Kerangal is the author of the novel Réparer les vivants (Mend the Living) which was published to wide acclaim in France, winning the Grand Prix RTL-Lire award and the student choice novel of the year from France Culture and Télérama. In the UK, it was longlisted for the Booker International Prize in 2016, and won the Wellcome Book Prize in 2017 – only the second novel and the first work in translation ever to do so. It was also one of the Wall Street Journal’s Ten Best Fiction Works of 2016. Her latest book, Eastbound, translated by Jessica Moore, is to be published by Les Fugitives on 29 September 2022.


This conversation will be held in French and will be followed by a Q&A session in French and English.  It marks the European Day of Languages.

Event in collaboration with the Alliance Française d'Oxford and the Institut Français de Londres.

This event is part of the Maison Française d'Oxford's programme.