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Prix Décembre

The Prix Décembre, originally known as the Prix Novembre, is one of France's premier literary awards. It was founded under the name Prix Novembre in 1989 by Philippe Dennery[1][2] (Michel Dennery, according to other sources[3]). In 1998, the founder resigned after he disapproved awarding of the prize to Michel Houellebecq's novel Atomised. The prize then got a new patron – Pierre Bergé – and a new name: Prix Decembre.[4]



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  3. ^ Rousseau, Christine (3 November 2009). "Le prix Décembre décerné à Jean-Philippe Toussaint".  
  4. ^ Fessou, Didier (10 November 2010). "Le prix Décembre échappe à Victor-Lévy Beaulieu".  
  5. ^ Prix Décembre, previous winners
  6. ^ """Mathieu Riboulet, prix Décembre pour "Les Oeuvres de miséricorde. L'Express (in French). 8 November 2012. Retrieved November 9, 2012. 
  7. ^ """Mathieu Riboulet, prix Décembre pour "Les oeuvres de miséricorde. (in French). 8 November 2012. Retrieved November 9, 2012. 
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