Author Jean-Baptiste Del Amo

Jean-Baptiste Del Amo is one of France’s most exciting and ambitious young writers. He is the author of Pornographia, Le sel, and Une éducation libertine, which won the Goncourt First Novel Prize. Animalia, his fourth novel, is his first to appear in English. Click to see author's profile.


An author spends time at a pig farm as research for a new book, and what he sees there changes him forever.