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David Diop: his haunting account of a Senegalese soldier that won the Booker prize

Portrait of French-Senegalese author David Diop whose novel has won the 2021 International Booker prize. JOEL SAGET/AFP via Getty Images Caroline D. Laurent, Harvard University Born to a French mother and a Senegalese father, David Diop has won the prestigious annual International Booker prize for translated fiction. He shares the prize with his translator Anna Moschovakis for the novel, At …

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