It is a highly coveted literary prize and is often synonymous with success in bookstores.

Three weeks after the Goncourt, the Goncourt for high school students will be awarded on Thursday with the announcement of the winner which will take place at the start of the afternoon from the salons of the Rennes City Hall.

Four authors, including two women, are in the running for the prize: Pascale Robert-Diard, author of

La petite menteuse

published by L'iconoclaste, Nathan Devers for

Les liens artificial

(Albin Michel), Sarah Jollien-Fardel for

Her favorite

(editions Sabine Wespieser) and Sabyl Ghoussoub for


, published by Stock.

Encourage a taste for reading in high school students

The regional deliberations of the Prix Goncourt des Lycéens, created and organized by Fnac and the Ministry of National Education, took place this year in six cities (Lyon, Metz, Nantes, Nîmes, Paris and Rennes).

Goncourt's little brother, the Goncourt for high school students allows some 2,000 high school students each year to discover contemporary literature and to arouse in students a taste for reading.

It was awarded last year to Clara Dupont-Monod for


(Stock editions), a novel about disability.


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