Mohamed Mbougar Sarr, a funny and cerebral Goncourt

Senegalese writer Mohamed Mbougar Sarr, after receiving the Goncourt prize, in Paris, on November 3, 2021. BERTRAND GUAY / AFP Back to the rat race (albeit with respect for barrier gestures), at Drouant’s. After a 2020 edition which saw the winner, Hervé Le Tellier, crowned for The Anomalies (Gallimard) by videoconference, the Goncourt returned to … Read more

The 2021 Goncourt Prize for Mohamed Mbougar Sarr and his novel “The Most Secret Memory of Men”

The Senegalese Mohamed Mbougar Sarr, 31, seduced the jurors with the novel “The Most Secret Memory of Men”. RICHARD BOUHET / AFP The Goncourt Prize was awarded to Mohamed Mbougar Sarr for The Most Secret Memory of Men (Philippe Rey / Jimsaan), Wednesday November 3. After a 2020 edition which rewarded Hervé Le Tellier (for … Read more