Catherine Cusset

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Catherine Cusset
Catherine Cusset Close Up.jpg
BornParis
Languagefrench
Nationalityfrench
Notable worksThe Story of Jane
Website
catherinecusset.co.uk

Catherine Cusset (born in Paris in 1963) is a French novelist and the author of The Story of Jane (Simon and Schuster, 2001)[1][2] and twelve other novels published by Éditions Gallimard between 1990 and 2018.[3] Her work has been largely collected by libraries.[4] She's a graduate of the École Normale Supérieure in Paris and holds a Ph.D in Paris on the Marquis de Sade and another one at Yale University on the eighteenth-century libertine novel.

She was an assistant and associate professor in 18th-century French literature at Yale University between 1991 and 2002. She lives in the United States.

Her work has been translated into 17 languages.

Awards[edit]

Her novel Le problème avec Jane received the Grand Prix littéraire des lectrices d’Elle in 2000,[5] and her novel Un brillant avenir was awarded the Prix Goncourt des Lycéens in 2008.[6] Her novel L'autre qu'on adorait was a finalist for the Prix Goncourt 2016. Her novel Vie de David Hockney received the Prix Anaïs Nin 2018.

Bibliography[edit]

  • La blouse roumaine, Paris, Gallimard, 1990. Folio 2015 ISBN 9782070463411
  • En toute innocence, Paris, Gallimard, 1995. Folio ISBN 2070417069
  • À vous, Paris, Gallimard, 1996. Folio ISBN 9782070302222
  • Jouir, Paris, Gallimard, 1997. Folio 1999 ISBN 2070410978
  • Le problème avec Jane, Paris, Gallimard, 1999. Folio 2001 ISBN 9782070451555, Grand prix des lectrices de Elle
  • The Story of Jane, New York, Simon and Schuster, 2001 ISBN 978-0-7432-0299-2
  • La haine de la famille, Paris, Gallimard, 2001. Folio 2003 ISBN 9782070424498
  • Confessions d'une radine, Paris, Gallimard, 2003. Folio 2005 ISBN 9782070315413
  • Amours transversales, Paris, Gallimard, 2004. Folio 2006 ISBN 2070318524
  • Un brillant avenir, Paris, Gallimard, 2008. Folio 2010 ISBN 9782070402588
  • New York, Journal d’un cycle, Paris, Mercure de France, 2009. Folio 2011 ISBN 2070443876
  • Indigo, Paris, Gallimard, 2013. Folio 2014 ISBN 9782070138388
  • Une éducation catholique, Paris, Gallimard, 2014. ISBN 9782070146420
  • Le côté gauche de la plage, Brest, Dialogues, 2015. ISBN 9782369450351
  • L’autre qu’on adorait, Paris, Gallimard, 2016. ISBN 9782072688201
  • Vie de David Hockney, Paris, Gallimard, 2018.ISBN 9782072753329

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