Pascal Bruckner – condemned to Joy

While he may be presented as a “New Philosopher” in France, Pascal Bruckner rejects this specific label, preferring to be seen instead as an independent, outside any groups our categories.

Aside from being an awarded essayist, and winner of the Prix Médicis in 1995, for “La tentation de l’innocence” (The Temptation of Innocence), and the Prix Montaigne for “La tyrannie de la penitence” (The Tyranny of Penitence), Pascal Bruckner is also an accomplished writer.
His novel “Lunes de Fiel” (Moons of Venom), was adapted into a film in 1992 by Roman Polanski and he also received the Prix Renaudot , for his book “Les voleurs de beauté” (The Thieves of Beauty) in 1997.


Read Condemned to Joy by Pascal Bruckner


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