France’s top book prize goes to epic love story set in Italy

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France’s top literary prize, the Goncourt, has been awarded to “Veiller sur elle” by Jean-Baptiste Andrea, published by Iconoclaste. The American Library in Paris’s Programs Manager Emilie Biggs joins Eve Jackson to talk about the book, whose title translates as “Watch Over Her” and the significance of the prize. We also visit the new chateau museum, the “Cité Internationale de la langue Francaise”, dedicated to French language and culture just outside Paris. Plus we bring you a sneak preview of the latest big screen adaptation of the iconic 16th-century literary work by Alexandre Dumas, “The Three Musketeers”.

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