|Born||19 July 1972|
|Alma mater||University of Paris|
|Website||Laurent Binet on IMDb|
Laurent Binet (born 19 July 1972) is a French writer and university lecturer. His work focuses on the modern political scene in France.
The son of a historian, Laurent Binet was born in Paris. He graduated from the University of Paris with a degree in Literature. He teaches French in a Parisian suburb and also at the University of Saint-Denis.
In August 2012, Binet published Rien ne se passe comme prévu (Nothing goes as planned), a behind-the-scenes account of the successful presidential campaign of François Hollande, which Binet witnessed while embedded with Hollande's campaign staff.
- La vie professionnelle de Laurent B. Little big man, 2004, ISBN 978-2-915557-52-7
- HHhH, Grasset & Fasquelle, 2010, ISBN 978-2-246-76001-6
- Rien ne se passe comme prévu, Grasset, 2012, ISBN 978-2-24679933-7
- La Septième Fonction du langage, Grasset, 2015, ISBN 978-2-24677601-7 (The Seventh Function of Language, 2017)
- Valérie Trierweiler, October 18, 2010. "Laurent Binet, retour sur un succès", Paris Match
- "Le prix Goncourt du premier roman attribué à Laurent Binet pour HHhH". Le Monde. March 2, 2010. Retrieved October 17, 2010.
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