James Cañón Wins “Le Prix des Lecteurs Vincennes 2008”!

A jury constituted by 15 people chose James Cañón’s debut novel, Dans la Ville des Veuves Intrépides (Tales from the Town of Widows), as the 2008 winner. The award, which is given every two years, will be presented during the second edition of Le Festival America in Vincennes on September 27th.
The other finalists were: L’Ile des amours éternelles by Daina Chaviano, Dawson kid by Simon Girard, De Niro’s game by Rawi Hage, L’Intégriste malgré lui by Mohsin Hamid, Bêtes sans patrie by Uzodinma Iweala, and Les Hommes perdus by Brian Leung.

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