(France) Foenkinos was born in Paris in 1974. He studied Literature at the Sorbonne and trained as a jazz musician. In 2004, he published The Erotic Potential of my Wife (2004), winner of the 2004 Roger-Nimier Award. In 2009 he wrote Delicacy, which made his name internationally known. The book was a success all over the world, and sold more than 1 300 000 copies in France. With his brother, they turned the story into a movie with the famous actress Audrey Tautou. In 2014, he published Charlotte, a book about the painter Charlotte Salomon. This book was shortlisted for the Goncourt Prize and won two major prizes, Le prix Renaudot and The Goncourt des Lycéens. The success of the book, which sold more than one million copies in France, put the work of this forgotten artist under the spotlight. He also wrote about John Lennon, in the book Lennon. Recently, his book La biblioteca de los libros rechazados was also turned into a movie with Camille Cottin et Frabice Luchini. David Foenkinos has been translated into 40 languages. His last book in spanish was Dos hermanas (2019).