Lara Vergnaud

Longlist, 2023 National Book Awards

Lara Vergnaud has translated over a dozen books from the French; her work has been featured in The Paris Review, Literary Hub, and the Los Angeles Review of Books, among other publications.
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The Most Secret Memory of Men

ISBN 9781635423273 Other Press

Paris, 2018. Diégane Latyr Faye, a young Senegalese writer, discovers a legendary book published in 1938 titled The Maze of Inhumanity. No one knows what happened to the author, T.C. Elimane, once referred to as the “Black Rimbaud.” After he was accused of plagiarism, his reputation was destroyed by the critics. He subsequently disappeared without a trace. More about this book >

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Lara Vergnaud

Lara Vergnaud has translated over a dozen books from the French; her work has been featured in The Paris Review, Literary Hub, and the Los Angeles Review of Books, among other publications. Lara was born in Tunisia, grew up in the United States, and currently lives in southern France.

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