Why Is Individual Responsibility Only for the Poor?

Édouard Louis

In a recent interview, Édouard Louis spoke to Jonathan Lefèvre about his political commitment and the consequences of class struggle today.

“I wrote my book in my own little neck of the woods. And then one day I sent in my first book by mail. I didn’t know anyone. I’d gone to print out my book in a copy center. I borrowed €30 from friends to print my manuscript four times. I sent it to publishers and I was published. I owe nothing to the bourgeoisie.”

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