Would you have the extreme kindness to send me, under the rubric of your press service, a copy of your most recent publications (Groddeck’s Conférences Psychoanalytiques à l’Usage des Malades and Debord’s Oeuvres Cinématographiques Completes)?
In return, I will not fail to vaunt their merits on the air and in the diverse publications on which I collaborate.
I thank you in advance.Sincerely yours,
(Editorial Secretary of “Amis du Film et de la Télévision,” permanent member of the cinema-literature section of “Du Coq à l’Ane,” cultural magazine distributed every weekend on the premier radio network of RTB)
 English in original.
Like all professionals in the press and publishing, you know that we decided a while ago to no longer send our works to journalists. Of course, this resolution applies to you, too.
The more or less insincere flattery, the praises that you propose to provide us with in advance and “in return,” do not change anything.Sincerely yours,
(Published in Editions Champ Libre, Correspondance, Vol. 2, Editions Champ Libre, Paris, 1981. Translated from the French and footnoted by NOT BORED! August 2012.)