Jean-Paul Dubois wins France's top literary prize
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French novelist and travel writer Jean-Paul Dubois has won 2019's Goncourt prize for his novel "Tous les hommes n'habitent pas le monde de la même façon", which translates roughly as "Not all men inhabit the world in the same way". FRANCE 24’s Catherine Khédir-Clifford tells us more about the book that picked up this year's top prize and which has been applauded for its delicate narrative style and its evocative characterisation. We also talk about the award’s history, its jury and its push to include a more diverse selection of authors on its long list.