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20 February 2019

Macron should be punished”: meet Édouard Louis, France’s new literary star

At 26, Édouard Louis is a literary sensation for his bruisingly honest accounts of poverty and violence. He’s also a social crusader who has joined the gilets jaunes to upend the French status quo.

By Pauline Bock

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This article appears in the 20 Feb 2019 issue of the New Statesman, The last days of Islamic State