Laurent Binet

Laurent Binet
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Laurent Binet was born in Paris, France, in 1972. He is the author of La Vie professionnelle de Laurent B., a memoir of his experience teaching in secondary schools in Paris. In March 2010, his debut novel, HHhH, won the Prix Goncourt du Premier Roman. Laurent Binet is a professor at the University of Paris III, where he lectures on French literature.

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Author Laurent Binet on his book HHhH

The author of "HHhH" explains his ideas for the novel while riding around France in the back of a car.

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Laurent Binet; Translated from the French by Sam Taylor

“HHhH blew me away... It’s one of the best historical novels I’ve ever come across.”—Bret Easton Ellis, author of American Psycho and Less Than Zero A...

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