Translated from French
Une vie pornographique, P.O.L, 2013
The history of a life perceived as an addiction – to love, sex, family, work, conventionalities – where heroin is nothing else but the means to achieve a pornographic, obscene knowledge of the world.
Mathieu Lindon is a French journalist and novelist. Among his books are Le procès de Jean-Marie Le Pen (1998), a scandalous work in his country, and Ce qu’aimer veut dire, which received the Prix Médicis 2011.