Anna Gavalda is a French teacher and award-winning novelist. Her first short story collection, Je voudrais que quelqu’un m’attende quelque part, was published in 1999. It has been published in English by Vintage as I Wish Someone Were Waiting for me Somewhere, alongside the novels Hunting and Gathering (made into a film starring Audrey Tautou) and Consolation. Gallic Books published Gavalda’s novella, Breaking Away, a warm, witty tale of sibling ties, in 2011. Someone I Loved, a poignant exploration of human relationships, was published in May 2012.
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