Patrick Modiano Author & Editor

Patrick Modiano spent his childhood between Paris, Haute-Savoie, and Jouy-en- Josas. Having been awarded his baccalaureate, he dedicated himself to literature at the age of eighteen. It was Raymond Queneau who introduced to him the literary circles of Paris in the 1960s. He won the Grand Prix du roman de l’Académie française in 1972 and the Prix Goncourt in 1978. In 2014, his oeuvre was crowned with the Nobel Prize in Literature.