Aurélien Bellanger was born in Laval in 1980. A student in philosophy and a bookseller, he first published an essay on Michel Houellebecq in 2010, then a noteworthy first novel, La théorie de l'information
, published in 2012 by Gallimard Editions. Two years after, he was awarded the Prix de Flore for his second novel, L'aménagement du territoire
He is currently working on his third novel and keeps exploring, after the Minitel or the TGV in his first two novels, the mythologies of modern France.