KRISTOF, Agota. Hungarian, b. 1935. Genres: Novels. Career: Writer. Worked at a textile factory in Hungary, 1954-56; at a watch factory in Switzerland, 1956-61, and as a dental assistant in Switzerland, 1980-88. Publications: Le grand cahier, 1986, trans. A. Sheridan as The Notebook, 1988; La preuve, Seuil, 1988, trans. D. Watson as The Proof, 1991; Le troisieme mensonge, 1991, trans. M. Romano as The Third Lie, 1996; Hier (title means: Yesterday), 1995. Also wrote pieces for the radio. Address: c/o Author Mail, Editions du Seuil, 27 rue Jacob, 75006 Paris, France.