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Last Words

By Gabriele Tinti. Preface by Derrick de Kerchove. Photographs by Andres Serrano.

Last Words is a collection of found poems. Its conceptual basis is dramatic: to recover the lyricism of the final moments. Gabriele Tinti has with this aim composed the last words of ordinary people who chose to commit suicide into a collectanea, a single, long, painful, moving poem of reality. Their words have been organized by the author into a kind of collective epitaph and faithfully recorded without any kind of alteration, freeing them of any pathetic attempt at identifying fictional or literary affectation.They are lethal, terrible, lucid words written as a shout, a scream, in serenity, with awareness, at peace; words that contain all the terrible complexity of life. In being last words, the end of all communication, of every vital impulse, they testify to the most authentic difficulty of being human. The book contains an essay by Derrick de Kerckhove and features pictures of people who died by suicide, taken from the scandalous series The Morgue by Andres Serrano.


Gabriele Tinti is an Italian writer and poet.

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Last Words

LAST WORDS

By Gabriele Tinti. Preface by Derrick de Kerchove. Photographs by Andres Serrano.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857229874 | US $18.95

Pub Date: 4/5/2016
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28 Paradises

28 PARADISES

By Patrick Modiano & Dominique Zehrfuss. Translated with an introduction by Damion Searls.

DAVID ZWIRNER BOOKS

ISBN: 9781644230022 | US $12.95

Pub Date: 5/21/2019
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The Raven / Le Corbeau / The Raven

THE RAVEN / LE CORBEAU / THE RAVEN

By Edgar Allan Poe, Stéphane Mallarmé. Translation by Holly Cundiff. Illustrations by Édouard Manet.

LUCIA|MARQUAND

ISBN: 9780999652282 | US $60.00

Pub Date: 5/21/2019
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Venus & Adonis

VENUS & ADONIS

By William Shakespeare. Translated by Hafid Bouazza. Illustrated by Marlene Dumas.

DAVID ZWIRNER BOOKS/ATHENAEUM

ISBN: 9781644230008 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 3/19/2019
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Just Another Asshole No. 6

JUST ANOTHER ASSHOLE NO. 6

Edited by Barbara Ess, Glenn Branca.

PRIMARY INFORMATION

ISBN: 9781732098619 | US $14.95

Pub Date: 1/22/2019
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Curl

CURL

By T.O. Bobe. Translation by Sean Cotter.

WAKEFIELD PRESS

ISBN: 9781939663429 | US $12.95

Pub Date: 4/23/2019
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Ovid: The Metamorphoses

OVID: THE METAMORPHOSES

SKIRA PARIS

ISBN: 9788857239491 | US $300.00

Pub Date: 2/19/2019
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Andrei Monastyrski: Elementary Poetry

ANDREI MONASTYRSKI: ELEMENTARY POETRY

Edited with translation by Brian Droitcour, Yelena Kalinsky. Introduction by Boris Groys.

UGLY DUCKLING PRESSE/SOBERSCOVE PRESS

ISBN: 9781937027681 | US $28.00

Pub Date: 4/23/2019
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The Book

THE BOOK

By Stéphane Mallarmé. Introduction and translation by Sylvia Gorelick.

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ISBN: 9781878972422 | US $15.95

Pub Date: 9/25/2018
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I Even Regret Night

I EVEN REGRET NIGHT

By Lalbihari Sharma. Edited and translated by Rajiv Mohabir. Introduction by Gaiutra Bahadur.

KAYA PRESS

ISBN: 9781885030597 | US $16.95

Pub Date: 3/19/2019
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A Blow of Dice Never Will Abolish Chance: A Poem

A BLOW OF DICE NEVER WILL ABOLISH CHANCE: A POEM

By Stéphane Mallarmé. Translated by Holly Cundiff.

LUCIA|MARQUAND

ISBN: 9780999652237 | US $40.00

Pub Date: 6/12/2018
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The Amme Talks

THE AMME TALKS

By Ulf Stolterfoht. Afterword by Peter Dittmer. Translated by Shane Anderson, Megan Ewing.

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ISBN: 9780997852448 | US $12.00

Pub Date: 5/22/2018
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