Jean Echenoz

Jean Echenoz (26 December 1947) is a French novelist.

Jean Echenoz

He studied sociology and engineering in Rodez, Digne-les-Bains, Lyon, Aix-en-Provence, Marseille and Paris.  He worked briefly at the newspaper L’Humanité.  In 1975, he attended a course at the École pratique des hautes études et des enseignements, at the Sorbonne

Awards

  • 1979 : Prix Fénéon for Le Méridien de Greenwich
  • 1983 : Prix Médicis for Cherokee
  • 1999 : Prix Goncourt for Je m’en vais
  • 2006 : Grand prix de littérature Paul-Morand
  • 2016 : Prix de la Bibliothèque nationale de France

Books

  • Le Méridien de Greenwich (Minuit, 1979)
  • Cherokee (Minuit, 1983) (Godine, 1987)
  • L’Équipée malaise (Minuit, 1986) Double Jeopardy (Godine, 1993)
  • L’Occupation des sols (Minuit, 1988)
  • Lac (Minuit, 1989) Chopin’s Move (Dalkey Archive, 2004)
  • “Ayez des amis”, p. 49-70 in “New Smyrna Beach, Semaines de Suzanne” (Minuit, 1991)
  • “J’arrive” in Le serpent à plumes, no. 3, 1992
  • Nous trois (Minuit, 1992)
  • Les Grandes Blondes (Minuit, 1995) Big Blondes (The New Press, 1997)
  • Un an (Minuit, 1997)
  • Je m’en vais (FR 1999) US: I’m Gone (The New Press, 2001); UK: I’m Off (Harvill, 2001)
  • Jérôme Lindon (Minuit, 2001)
  • Au piano (Minuit, 2003) Piano (The New Press, 2004)
  • Ravel (Minuit, 2006) (The New Press, 2007)
  • Courir (Minuit, 2008) Running (The New Press, 2009)
  • Des éclairs (Minuit, 2010) Lightning (The New Press, 2011)
  • 14 (Minuit, 2012) (1914: a novel – The New Press, 2014)
  • Caprice de la reine, recueil de nouvelles, Minuit, 2014
  • Envoyée spéciale, Minuit, 2016
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