Racial and sexual politics collide in this cult classic that
launched Laferrière as one of North America''s
finest literary provocateurs.
Brilliant and tense, Dany
Laferrière''s first novel, How to Make Love to
a Negro without Getting Tired, is as fresh and
relevant today as when it was first published in 1985. With raunchy
humor and a working-class intellectualism,
Laferrière''s narrator wanders the slums of
Montreal, has sex with white women, and writes a book to save his
With this novel, Laferrière began a series of
internationally acclaimed social and political novels about the
love of the world, and the world of sex, including Heading
South and I Am a Japanese Writer.