Meet the Author


Oliver Rohe

Oliver Rohe is a writer, author of three novels – Défaut d’origine (available in English as Origin unknown, translated by Lauren Messina) and Terrain vague (available in English as Vacant Lot, translated by Laird Hunt), published by Allia in 2003 and 2005; and Un peuple en petit, published by Gallimard in 2009 – and a fictional biography of Mikhail Kalashnikov, inventor of the AK-47 (Ma dernière création est un piège à taupes, published by Inculte in 2012 and Babel in 2015). A founding member of the Inculte publishing collective, he writes radio items for France Culture and contributes to numerous periodicals and magazines. His most recent publication is A fendre le cœur le plus dur (with Jérôme Ferrari, published by Inculte, 2015 and Babel, 2017).

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