|born on||19 September 1919 at 08:00 (= 08:00 AM )|
|Place||Caen, France, 49n11, 0w21|
|Timezone||GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)|
|Astrology data||25°17' 25°59 Asc. 08°33'|
French novelist, journalist, radio animator, and existentialist. He was Regent of the Collège de ’Pataphysique.
He was a member of the French resistance during World War II.
He is the recipient of the Grand prix de l'Académie française in 1985 for his body of work of more than thirty works: novels including the best-sellers Le Palais d'hiver (1965) and Ciné-roman (Prix Femina in 1972), as well as essays on Chekov and F. Scott Fitzgerald and memoirs. He is best known in the United States for his work The Difficulty of Being a Dog (Les larmes d'Ulysse), translated by Alice Kaplan.
He died on 8 November 2017, aged 98, in Paris.
- friend relationship with Brassai (born 9 September 1899)
- friend relationship with Camus, Albert (born 7 November 1913)
- (has as) teacher relationship with Bachelard, Gaston (born 26 June 1884)
- Work : Prize 1985 (Grand prix de l'Académie française)
Steinbrecher collection: Gauquelin 6/385
- Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
- Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two sons)
- Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 98)
- Vocation : Entertainment : News journalist/ Anchor
- Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer (Memoirist)
- Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
- Vocation : Writers : Fiction
- Vocation : Writers : Religion/ Philosophy (Existentialist)
- Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor
- Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Grand prix de l'Académie française)