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Marie Darrieussecq
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Marie Darrieussecq

Marie Darrieussecq was born in Bayonne in 1969 and is recognised as one of the leading voices of contemporary French literature. Her first novel, Pig Tales, was translated into thirty-five languages. She has written more than twenty books. Text has published Tom Is Dead, All the Way, Men, Being Here: The Life of Paula Modersohn-Becker, Our Life in the Forest, The Baby and Crossed Lines. In 2013 Marie Darrieussecq was awarded the Prix Médicis and the Prix des Prix for her novel Men. She has written art criticism and journalism for a number of publications, including Libération and Charlie Hebdo, and is also a translator from English and has practised as a psychoanalyst. She lives in Paris.

Read why Marie Darrieussecq joined Charlie Hebdo after the 2015 terror attack, in an interview with the Australian.
Marie Darrieussecq on Georges Perec in Asymptote


ABC Radio: The Hub (00:58)

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Titles byMarie Darrieussecq
  • Crossed Lines
    Crossed Lines
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  • The Baby
    The Baby
    Marie Darrieussecq
  • Our Life in the Forest
    Our Life in the Forest
    Marie Darrieussecq
  • Being Here
    Being Here
    Marie Darrieussecq
  • Men
    Marie Darrieussecq
  • All the Way
    All the Way
    Marie Darrieussecq
  • Tom is Dead
    Tom is Dead
    Marie Darrieussecq