Virginie Despentes

Virginie Despentes is a French writer, novelist, and filmmaker. In 2000 she directed her first film, Baise-moi, an adaptation of her 1993 novel. An English translation of Les jolies choses (Pretty Things) by Emma Ramadan will be published this season.
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Pretty Things

Virginie Despentes
Emma Ramadan
July 1, 2018