Jonathan Littell

Jonathan Littell

Jonathan Littell was born in 1967 in New York, of American parents and brought up and educated mainly in France. His novel The Kindly Ones, originally published in France as Les Bienveillants, became a best seller and won the coveted Prix Goncourt and the Academie Francaise’s Prix de Litterature. Previously he worked for the Humanitarian agency Action contre la Faim, in Bosnia, Chechnya, Afghanistan and the DR of Congo. He now lives in Barcelona, Spain.