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[10 Nov 2009 | No Comment | ]
Mexican writer wins award in France

Mexican writer Chloe Aridjis has received the French Mercure Award for her first book titled “Book of Clouds.”
“Book of Clouds” is a portrait of Berlin in the early twenty-first century through the eyes of Tatiana, a young Mexican who comes to the German capital on a scholarship, Aridjis explained.
The writer, daughter of Mexican poet and diplomat Homero Aridjis said she is pleased because the award coincides with the twentieth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. She vividly recalls how she lived those days, watching from the other …