Pierre Assouline

French author and journalist

1953   -  

country of citizenship: France
native language: French
educated at: Institut national des langues et civilisations orientales, Lycée Janson de Sailly, Paris Nanterre University
occupation: journalist, writer, literary critic, biographer
award received: Prince Pierre Award, Prix de la langue française, Prix des libraires

Pierre Assouline (born 17 April 1953) is a writer and journalist. He was born in Casablanca, Morocco. He has published several novels and biographies, and also contributes articles for the print media and broadcasts for radio. As a biographer, he has covered a diverse and eclectic range of subjects, including: Henri Cartier-Bresson, the legendary photographer Marcel Dassault, the aeronautics pioneer Gaston Gallimard, the publisher Hergé, the creator of The Adventures of Tintin Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, the art dealer Georges Simenon, the detective novelist and creator of Inspector MaigretSeveral of these books have been translated into English and the Henri Cartier-Bresson biography has been translated into Chinese. As a journalist, Assouline has worked for the leading French publications Lire and Le Nouvel Observateur. He also publishes a blog, “La république des livres.”
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works

3

Double vie

livre de Pierre Assouline

author: Pierre Assouline

2001

Vies de Job

roman van Pierre Assouline

author: Pierre Assouline

2011

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