Secrets of the ‘Black Rimbaud’

Mohamed Mbougar Sarr’s novel La plus secrete mémoire des hommes was a favorite of last year’s rentrée littéraire and won the Prix Goncourt, making Mbougar Sarr the first Senegalese Goncourt laureate. The prize was awarded in the heated run-up to the French presidential elections, during which the far-right candidate Eric Zemmour declared that, if elected, … Read more