Michel Bernard

Guest of the 2018 Books & Music Festival

Michel Bernard was born in Bar-le-Duc. Senior official, he is the author of Mes tours de France (L’Âge d’Homme, 1999, la Petite Vermillon, 2014) and of Comme un enfant, novel biography about Charles Trenet (Le Temps qu’il fait, 2003). After La Tranchée de Calonne, written in 2007, awarded by the Prix Erckmann-Chatrian, he published La Table Ronde La Maison du docteur Laheurte (2008, Prix Maurice Genevoix), Le Corps de la France (2010, Prix Erwan Bergot de l’Armée de Terre), Pour Genevoix (2011), and Les Forêts de Ravel (2015).

In September 2016, he published, always with La Table Ronde, Deux remords de Claude Monet, which has obtained the Prix Marguerite Puhl-Demange and the Prix Libraires en Seine.

In January 2018, he has published his new novel: Le Bon Cœur, dedicated to Joan of Arc.