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Lebanon, France: Amin Maalouf Elected Into The Académie Française

“My favorite novelist has just been elected into the Académie française“” write Khira [fr], from Morocco, and  Patricia [fr], on behalf of the Lebanese diaspora, happy to announce on their blogs that Lebanese writer and novelist  Amin Maalouf was elected a member of the Académie française on June 23, at the  seat left vacant by  French anthropologist Claude Levi-Strauss.

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