A work of genius . . . gracefully translated by Lorin Stein. —Wayne Koestenbaum
About the Author
Edouard Levé was born on January 1, 1965 in Neuilly-sur-Seine. A writer, photographer, and visual artist, Levé was the author of four books of writing—Oeuvres, Journal, Autoportrait, and Suicide—and three books of photographs. Suicide, published in 2008, was his final book.
Lorin Stein is former senior editor at Farrar, Straus, and Giroux where he worked closely with many notable authors. He has also worked on translations of Roberto Bolaño, as well as personally translating the fiction of Grégoire Bouillier. He is the editor of the Paris Review.