Michel Houellebecq

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  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Public Enemies'

    America rarely makes big-time celebrities of its writers, doting on their every utterance, deed and sexual peccadillo. At least not like the French do. In 1885, 2 million admirers joined the funeral procession of the great poet and novelist Victor Hugo. It was one of the biggest Parisian events of all time.

  • Houellebecq wins France's top literary prize

    Michel Houellebecq, a best-selling French author who has fanned controversy with his writings and comments on women and Islam, won France's most coveted literary prize Monday.

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