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Léonora Miano at Albertine

Award-winning author Léonora Miano stopped by Albertine on the occasion of her US tour to celebrate the publication of her book Season of the Shadow (winner of the 2013 Femina Prize, Seagull Books).  

Born in Cameroon, Léonora Miano moved to France as a student. She has written fourteen books that have been translated into many languages. Miano’s award-winning first novel, L’Intérieur de la nuit, was released in 2005 and translated in English by Tasmin Black. Her other books include Contours du jour qui vient, which was awarded the Prix Goncourt des Lycéens in 2006. Upon its release in France in 2013, the book Season of the Shadow won the prestigious Fémina prize and the Grand prix du roman métis.