Public Figure Profiles

Eric Vuillard

Éric Vuillard (4 May 1968, Lyon) is a French writer and film director. He has made two films, L'homme qui marche and Mateo Falcone, the latter based on a story by Prosper Merimee. He is the author of Conquistadors (2009) which won the Prix de l'inaperçu in 2010. He won the Prix Goncourt in 2017 for L'Ordre du jour.His literary works include:

Le Chasseur, Éditions Michalon, 1999

Bois vert, Éditions Léo Scheer, 2002

Tohu, Éditions Léo Scheer, 2005

Conquistadors, Paris, Éditions Léo Scheer, 2009 (Prix Ignatius J. Reilly, 2010)

La bataille d’Occident (stories) Actes Sud, 2012 ( (Franz-Hessel-Preis 2012, Prix Littéraire Valery Larbaud 2013)

« Un endroit où aller », 2012 (Prix Franz-Hessel, 2012 ; Prix Valery-Larbaud, 2013; Prix Valery-Larbaud, 2013; finalist for the Prix Femina 2014; Prix Joseph-Kessel 2015)

Congo, récit, Arles, Actes Sud, 2016 (Franz-Hessel-Preis 2012, Valery-Larbaud Prize 2013)

Tristesse de la terre: Une histoire de Buffalo Bill Cody, récit, Arles, Actes Sud, coll.

14 juillet, récit, Arles, Actes Sud, 2016 – Prix Alexandre-Vialatte 2017 pour 14 juillet et pour l'ensemble de son œuvre, décerné par le groupe Centre France

Tristesse de la terre (Joseph-Kessel Prize 2015)

Tristesse de la terre has been translated into English under the title Sorrow of the Earth.

L'Ordre du jour (Prix Goncourt 2017)

The Order of the Day, English translation by Mark Polizzotti, Other Press, 2018, ISBN 978-1590519691 (Albertine Prize shortlist 2019)

La guerre des pauvres, Actes Sud, 2019, ISBN 978-2-330-10366-8

The War of the Poor, English translation by Mark Polizzotti, Other Press, 2020, ISBN 978-1635420081 (International Booker Prize shortlist 2021)

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Some of their strengths

Eric Vuillard has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Strong, Sensual, Honest, Intuitive, Loyal, Hardworking, and Confident.

Strong and Diligent

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Eric Vuillard is someone who is a strong, diligent, and trustworthy person who approaches life with honesty and perseverance, but who is also physical, sensual, and artistic. A person who is known for being fun and creative.

Strong and Resilient

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Eric Vuillard well know them as someone who can be strong, expansive, and stable like a big tree.

Organized and Achievement-oriented

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Eric Vuillard as someone who is organized, goal-oriented, practical, and persevering.

Who is hardworking, intellectual, and easygoing, who loves higher education and learning and sharing ideas with others, and who loves healthy competition.

Realistic and Skillful

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Eric Vuillard is someone who is able to separate emotions from reality, see the world in terms of right or wrong, and who is very good at getting things done.

They are also someone who is calm, comforting, and stable, and who loves stability and being a good friend and loyal partner.

Patient and Compassionate

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Eric Vuillard tends to be someone who approaches life with grace and compassion, and who has a powerful and commanding personality. Who can be analytical, patient, and deliberate, avoiding risks and seeking out stability instead.

Some of Eric Vuillard's challenges

While Eric Vuillard has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Eric Vuillard can be Stubborn, Selfish, Idle, Emotional, Standoffish, Suspicious, and Callous.

Stubborn and Idle

One of Eric Vuillard's key challenges is that they are someone who can be seen as stubborn and, at times, lazy.

Callous and Selfish

Eric Vuillard is someone who can be standoffish, pessimistic, and ruthless, who can have difficulty concentrating and be impatient, can have difficulty discovering the keys to personal contentment, and who can have a tendency to overwork and hoard wealth and possessions.

Materialistic and Aggressive

Finally, Eric Vuillard also can be materialistic, emotional, aggressive, stubborn, inconsistent, and be prone to big temper outbursts.

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