About the Author
Vassilis Alexakis is the author of Avant, La Langue Maternelle, and Papa, all in French, and Talgo, which he wrote in Greek and later translated into French. He has also produced four films and a collection of drawings. Alyson Waters has translated Louis Aragon's Treatise on Style, Tzvetan Todorov's The Morals of History, and Réda Bensmaïa's Experimental Nations, or The Invention of the Maghreb. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.