Serge Doubrovsky, French author, Died at 88


Julien Serge Doubrovsky was born on May 22, 1928, Paris and died on March 23, 2017.

He was a French writer and 1989 Prix Médicis winner for Le Livre brisé.

Serge was also a critical theorist and the inventor of “autofiction”.

Serge’s father was a tailor and his mother was a secretary.

He came from a Jewish family, in 1943, in the midst of World War II, they fled Le Vésinet and hid with a cousin.

He became a Professor of French Literature at New York University in 1966.

Serge Doubrovsky passed away at 88 years old.