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Author: Eugene Savitzkaya

Eugène Savitzkaya is a French language poet, playwright, essayist, and novelist from Liège, Belgium. Born in Saint-Nicolas, Belgium, in 1955, he has written several books of poetry—including Les couleurs de boucherie (Bougois, 1980), Bufo bufo bufo (Minuit, 1989) — and many theater pieces. IN LIFE (En vie [Minuit, 1995]) is his first novel translated into English. His novels include Mentir (Minuit, 1977), La disparition de maman (Minuit, 1982), Les morts sentent bon (Minuit, 1984), Sang de chien (Minuit, 1989), Marin mon coeur (Minuit, 1992) and Exquise Louise (Minuit, 2003). Other work translated into English include the prose poetry collection RULES OF SOLITUDE (Quale, 2004), which was the first of his books translated into English.

In Life
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In Life

Quale Press

Fiction. Translated from the French by Andrew Colpitts. Your life consists of passing time, and time passes around you. Walls chip, and you paint them. Weeds flourish, and you pull them. Throughout IN LIFE Eugène Savitzkaya sifts lyrically through o...

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Rules of Solitude
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Rules of Solitude

Quale Press

Poetry. Translated from the French by Gian Lombardo. "Radiant as the helix, perishable as the potato," the prose poems in RULES OF SOLITUDE require you to read slowly—but not for its syntactical complexity. The very simplicity of the language points...

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