Gilles Leroy

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Gilles Leroy
Born (1958-12-28) December 28, 1958 (age 55)
Bagneux, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Occupation Novelist

Gilles Leroy (born December 28, 1958 in Bagneux, Hauts-de-Seine) is a French writer.[1] He studied at the Lycée Lakanal in Sceaux, which appears in his 1996 novel, Les Maîtres du monde, as the "Lycée Ducasse". His novel Alabama song, won the Prix Goncourt in 2007.[2]

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Novels, short stories
Theatre
  • 2005 : Le Jour des fleurs,
  • SPY, 2008.

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Awards[edit]

  • 1992 : Prix Nanterre de la nouvelle for Les Derniers seront les premiers.
  • 1999 : Prix Valery Larbaud for Machines à sous.
  • 2004 : Prix Millepages, Prix Cabourg for Grandir.
  • 2005 : Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres.
  • 2007 : Prix Goncourt for Alabama song.
  • 2008 : Prix Flaubert des lycéens for Alabama Song.
  • 2010 : Prix Eté du Livre for Zola Jackson.

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