Books by Romain Gary

About the Author

A best-selling author in France and a two-time winner of the Prix Goncourt, Romain Gary wrote in both French and English and under the pseudonyms Emile Ajar Gary and Fosco Sinibaldi. Best known for Lady L, The Life Before Us, Promise at Dawn: A Memoir, and The Roots of Heaven, he published his first novel, L'éducation européenne, when he was 31. His film, Les Oiseaux vont mourir au Pérou, was banned by the Cinema Control Commission. Gary committed suicide in Paris in 1980.