And the literary prize of the Central Canine Society has been awarded to...
For the last 10 years, the Central Canine Society has rewarded the best French speaking sports promoting relationships between man and dog. Here are the big winners of this year.
At the Hippodrome d'Auteuil, as part of the Salon des Artistes Animaliers, Hunting and Nature, the Central Canine Society (the organization that manages the canine genealogical book) this Thursday presented his 8 th Literary Award. This year, the first Prize has been awarded to A view of two by Justine Caizergues (Les Presses Littéraires editions). In this novel, Marion, a young optician who smiles, suddenly loses sight... and her joie de vivre. But thanks to a dog, she tries to rebuild herself. This novel, written by a young 22-year-old author, was unanimously acclaimed by the jury who "liked this reflection on the handicap that strikes without borders."
The jury awarded the second Prize from the Central Canine Society to the writer and filmmaker Samuel Benchetrit for his book Dog (Grasset editions), appreciated by his humor
Five special mentions also attributed to:
- My dog is racist Audren (Editions Albin Michel Jeunesse) in the category "Best youth book",
- Living in peace with several dogs by Laetitia Calmard (Editions Ouafmag) for the Best Technical Book,
- The Truffle Dog by Lou Parpaillon (Phénix d'Azur editions) for Best Cynotechnic Book,
- Dogs and Cats in Prehistory and Antiquity (editions of Cedarc) for the best documentary work,
- Sparta: c hien guide by Jack, Geg and Leusko (Editions Grrr... Art) for the Best Comics
A jury of professionals
All these prizes were awarded by a jury composed of six jurors of personalities and experts in the dog world : Anne-Marie Class (Deputy Secretary General of the SCC), André Demontoy (Doctor-Veterinarian), Christian Eymar-Dauphin (President of the SCC), Imré Horvath (Historian and photographer), Roger Madec (Author and senator of Paris), and Christian Vervaet (employee of the SCC)
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