Muriel Barbery (France)
Born in 1969. Former student of the Ecole Normale Supérieure, associate of philosophy.
She currently teaches at the IUFM (University Training Institute of Masters) of Saint Lo, in Normandy. Her first novel, A Gourmandise, arrived by post and was translated into twelve languages.
Bibliography: Une gourmandise [A gourmandise], novel, Gallimard, 2000 (reprise in folio)
L’élégance du hérisson [The elegance of the hedgehog], novel, Gallimard, 2006 (reprise in folio)
La vie des elfes [The Life of the Elves], novel, Gallimard, 2015