Top 20 Novelist celebrities in Algeria
Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Novelist celebrities [Updated July 24, 2021].
Albert Camus was born
on November 7, 1913
He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1957 for his anti-capital punishment-themed essay, Reflections on the Guillotine.
Ahlam Mosteghanemi was born
on April 13, 1953
in Constantine, Algeria.
Her novel, Memory of the Flesh (Zakirat el Jassad), sold over a million copies and won the 1998 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature.
Assia Djebar was born
on June 30, 1936
in Cherchell, Algeria.
She was the first Algerian woman ever to be accepted at the Ecole Normale Superieure, a prestigious Parisian school.
Yasmina Khadra was born
on January 10, 1955
He became a candidate for the Algerian Presidency in late 2013.
Rachid Boudjedra was born
on September 5, 1941
He wrote the screenplay for the 1975 film, Chronicle of the Years of Fire. The film won the prestigious Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.