Poetry. Oulipo writings by Herve LeTellier, originally published as Encyclopedia inutilis in 2002, delightfully translated into English by Cole Swensen.
Herve LeTellier is a French writer and member of the international literary group Oulipo (Ouvroir de Litterature Potentielle, which translates roughly as "workshop of potential literature").Author City: PARIS FRA
Cole Swensen is an American poet, and she has translated ten books of poetry into English from French. Her translation of Island of the Dead by Jean Fremon (Green Integer, 2002) won the PEN USA Award for Literary translation.Author City: PROVIDENCE, RI USA