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Hervé Le Tellier

Biography

Hervé Le Tellier was born in Paris in 1957. He trained as a mathematician and then as a journalist. He has a doctorate in linguistics, specialising in constrained writing. He has written a variety of works – novels, poetry, stories, sketches, essay and journalism. He has been closely involved with Oulipo and written a book about them as well as contributing to other Oulipean works. He has been involved with Charlie Hebdo and Le Canard enchaîné, written for Le Monde and received numerous prizes for his work. He has also written plays, opera librettos and videos. Several of his works have been translated into English.

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Bibliography

1991 Sonates de bar (sketches)
1992 La France, l’industrie, la crise, (essay)
1992 Le Voleur de nostalgie (novel)
1996 L’orage en août (story)
1996 De sincerita with las mujeres
1997 La Disparition de Perek (novel)
1998 Les amnésiques n’ont rien vécu d’inoubliable (A Thousand Pearls for a Thousand Pennies) (fragments)
(1998 Quelques mousquetaires (stories)
1998 Joconde jusqu’à cent (sketches)
1999 Inukshuk, l’homme debout (novel)
2000 Zindien (poetry)
2002 Encyclopædia Inutilis (stories)
2002Cités de mémoire (stories)
2002 Joconde sur votre indulgence (sketches)
2003 Guerre et Plaies (sketches)
2004 La Chapelle Sextine (The Sextine Chapel) (stories)
2006 Esthétique de l’Oulipo (essay)
2007 Je m’attache très facilement (The Intervention of a Good Man) (novel)
2007 Les Opossums célèbres (poetry)
2009 Assez parlé d’amour (Enough About Love) (novel)
2010 L’Herbier des villes, objets sauvés du néant (haikus and collages)
2011 Eléctrico W (Electrico W) (novel)
2011 Un fromage sans doute (stories)
2012 Contes liquides (Atlas inutilis) (stories under the pseudonym Jaime Montestrela)
2014 Demande au muet (dialogues)
2016 Moi et François Mitterrand (story)
2017 Toutes les familles heureuses (All Happy Families) (story)
2020 L’Anomalie (The Anomaly) (novel)
2020 Les gens qui comptent (poetry