Maylis de Kerangal
Maylis de Kerangal spent her childhood in Le Havre, France. Her novel, Birth of a Bridge
, was the winner of the Prix Franz Hessel and Prix Médicis in 2010. Her novella Tangente vers l'est
was the winner of the 2012 Prix Landerneau. In 2014, her fifth novel, Réparer les vivants
, was published to wide acclaim, winning the Grand Prix RTL-Lire award and the student choice novel of the year from France Culture and Télèrama.