Michel Houellebecq is a French writer, poet and essayist. His many bestselling books include Platform, The Possibility of an Island, Submission and Serotonin. He won the prestigious Prix Goncourt in 2010 and, in 2019, he was awarded the Legion d'honneur, France's highest order of merit.
'The most famous French novelist of his generation.' The New Yorker 'An author who captures the times like no other.' Evening Standard 'Fascinating' Euro News 'The author has a rare power: the ability to predict at least the general form of the future.' Foreign Policy these essays are a good place to get acquainted with that voice, acidic, pitiless, but too full of humor and awareness to shy from The Local Voice boasts an array of subjects of great depth and provocation. Washington Examiner