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Portrait de l'écrivain franco-sénégalais David Diop dont le roman a remporté le. prix international Booker 2021. JOEL SAGET/AFP via Getty Images

David Diop: son récit obsédant d’un soldat sénégalais, couronné par le Booker Prize

Le roman de l'auteur franco-sénégalais, intitulé Frère d’âme (traduit en anglais par At Night All Blood is Black) est l'histoire poignante et marquante, sur le plan politique, d'un soldat sénégalais.
Teresa Wong’s ‘Dear Scarlet,’ Jeff Lemire’s ‘Essex County,’ and recently nominated for a 2020 Canadian literary prize, Seth’s ‘Clyde Fans.’ (Arsenal Pulp Press/Penguin Random House/Drawn&Quarterly)

Graphic novels are overlooked by book prizes, but that’s starting to change

Canada’s Scotiabank Giller Prize didn’t shortlist a graphic novel, but are we surprised? The slow but increasing acceptance of graphic novels suggests the glacial pace at which literary canons grow.
A wax model of Ernest Hemingway at Madame Tussauds in New York. Anton_Ivanov/

Friday essay: why literary celebrity is a double-edged sword

Bob Dylan is now a literary celebrity. And next week, the Booker Prize judges will anoint another. The tag is still chiefly attached to men but women authors shouldn’t despair: fame and good writing can be uneasy bedfellows.

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