Georges Pérec (1936-1982) was a French writer. In 1969 he co-authored Petit traité invitant à la découverte de l'art subtil du go with Pierre Lusson and Jacques Roubaud. They are reputed to have retreated to le Moulin d'ands for 3 weeks to write the work. It was the first book published in France? that had as its subject Go.
He was a member of the Oulipo - a group of writers and mathematicians - who practiced constrained methods of writing, such as the knight's tour