Prince Pierre Foundation Reading Marathon starts in Monaco

The Prince Pierre Foundation of Monaco has just launched its Reading Marathon held as part of its Literary Awards. The initiative allows lovers of contemporary literature to better know the authors selected by the Literary Council for the 2018 selections of the Literary Prize and the Bourse de la Découverte.

Launch of the reading marathon

At its May 15 meeting, the Literary Council selected the following writers for the Prix Littéraire, a prize awarded to a French author for all of his work: René de Ceccatty, Annie Ernaux, Linda Lê, Tobie Nathan and Maurizio Serra.

Also selected, for the Bourse de la Découverte, a prize awarded to a French author for a first fiction book: Adeline Baldacchino for ‘One who said no,’ Editions Fayard, Jan. 2018; Violaine Huisman for ‘Fugitive because Queen,’ Editions Gallimard, Jan. 2018 Sébastien Ministru for ‘Learning to read,’ Editions Grasset, Jan. 2018; Bruno Pellegrino for ‘Là-bas, August is a month of autumn,’ Editions Zoé, Jan. 2018; and Agnès Rivafor ‘Geography of an adulterer,’ Editions L’arbalète / Gallimard, Jan. 2018.

All these books are available in the libraries of Monaco and Côte d’Azur participating in the Reading Marathon between June 20 and August 31, 2018.

The Prince Pierre Foundation Awards will be announced on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at Salle Garnier. MORE INFO: www.fondationprincepierre.mc

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