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Tristan Garcia
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Tristan Garcia

Tristan Garcia entered the École normale supérieure in 2000. After working with Alain Badiou, he was awarded his PhD for a thesis on the subject of representation in human arts, which he wrote under the supervision of Sandra Laugier. In the same year, he published his first novel, awarded the Flore Prize and published in English under the title: Hate: A Romance (Faber & Faber, 2011). Working as a teacher on a short-term contract at the University of Amiens, he continued his career as a novelist (Memories from the Jungle, 2010; In the Absence of Final Ranking, 2011; Browser’s Chords, 2012; Faber: The Destroyer, 2013; and 7, 2016, awarded the Prix Inter) and he conducted further research on metaphysics, leading to the publishing of Form and Object: A Treatise on Things. He has written critical essays about animal suffering (We, Animals and Humans, 2011), ethics (Intense Living, 2016), and politics (We, 2016).