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Albertine Prize for Translated Fiction

Originally created by Bookwitty

Discover the nominated authors for the Albertine Prize, which recognizes American readers’ favorite French-language fiction titles translated into English and distributed in the US.

Readers are invited to discover a shortlist of 10 works and may vote for their favorite titles starting March 14.

Three finalists will be announced on April 14th kicking off a second round of voting. The online vote will end on April 30th and the winner will be announced on June 6, 2017.

US residents may vote for their favorite(s) at albertine.com/albertine-prize . 

Albertine Prize for Translated Fiction: Books, Articles, Videos, Quotes

French Author Adrien Bosc's "Constellation" Pays Homage to the Anonymous

In his debut novel, "Constellation", French author Adrien Bosc revisits the 1949 disappearance of the Lockheed Corporation's new plane, the Constellation. Among its 38 passengers was Edith Piaf's companion, the boxing champion Marcel Cerdan, and a musical prodigy on her way to Carnegie Hall. Besides the passengers who were stars, Bosc describes the 36 others, bringing them out of anonymity.

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