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Jean-Baptiste Del Amo

Jean-Baptiste Del Amo, born in 1981, is one of France’s most exciting and ambitious young writers. He is the author of Pornographia, Le sel, and Une éducation libertine, which won the Goncourt First Novel Prize. Animalia, his fourth novel, is his first to appear in English with Fitzcarraldo Editions, translated by Frank Wynne.

His new novel, Le fils de l'homme, is being published by Gallimard in September 2021.

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