Georges Perec

Georges Perec was an experimental French novelist, essayist, and filmmaker, and a founding member of the Ouvroir de littérature potentielle (OuLiPo). His best known works include A Void (a 300 page novel which does not use the letter "E"), Life: A User's Manual, and Things: A Story of the Sixties.  

"A gap will yawn, achingly, day by day, it will turn into a colossal pit, an abyss without foundation, a gradual invasion of words by margins, blank and insignificant, so that all of us, to a man, will find nothing to say."

– Georges Perec, A Void


ARTICLES FEATURING GEORGES

Avoided: On Georges Perec

Georges Perec was not all fun and games: what he was talking about, more than anything else, was the Holocaust....


Choose Your Own Frustration

RATHER THAN AN INSTRUCTIONAL GUIDE for the bewildered employee, Georges Perec's The Art of Asking Your Boss for a Raise is ...

Choose Your Own Frustration


PRESS ENTER TO SEARCH, OR ESC TO EXIT
Feed Your HeadSubscribe to LARB's FREE Newsletter
Newsletter

Open to any author writing in English about the Chicanx/Latinx experience, the Rivera Book Prize is committed to the discovery and fostering of extraordinary writing by a first-time or early career author whose work examines the long and varied contributions of Chicanx/Latinx in the US. The Rivera Book Prize aims to provide a platform that showcases the emerging literary talent of the Chicanx/Latinx community, to cultivate the next generation of Chicanx/Latinx writers, and to continue the rich literary memory of Tomás Rivera, Chicano author, poet, activist, and educator.

Entry Fee: $35. Entry fees are non-refundable.

Apply HERE