Seven Stories Press

Works of Radical Imagination

François Bégaudeau


Besides Entre les murs (adapted into English as The Class), François Bégaudeau is the author of two novels: Jouer juste and Dans la diagonale. In 2005, he published a fictional biography of the Rolling Stones titled Rolling Stones: Un démocrate Mick Jagger 1960–1969. A film critic for Cahiers du cinéma and the French edition of Playboy, he played in punk band Zabriskie Point before becoming a teacher in France’s public school system.