Alexandre Civico


Born in 1971, Alexandre Civico is a member of the collectif Inculte. After La Terre sous les ongles (Rivages, 2015) and La Peau, l’écorce (Rivages, 2017), Atmore, Alabama is his third novel.

Autobiography for Quais du Polar

I have long believed that I wrote “white” literature. And then a good soul once explained to me the obvious: it’s the “blacké novel that I make. It makes me a kind of a Monsieur Jourdain. A little more trash, perhaps.


Favorite “noir”

livre : Tokyo, année zéro, David Peace

film : Taxi driver, Martin Scorsese

auteur : Fiodor Dostoïevski et Jim Thompson

auteur : If I Should Fall From Grace With God,  Pogues