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An Attempt at Exhausting a Place in ParisBy Georges Perec. One overcast weekend in October 1974, Georges Perec set out in quest of the "infraordinary": the humdrum, the non-event, the everyday--"what happens," as he put it, "when nothing happens." His choice of locale was Place >>more
Wakefield Press
ISBN 9780984115525
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 72 pgs / 1 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/30/2010 | In stock
The Hearing TrumpetBy Leonora Carrington. Introduction by Helen Byatt. Leonora Carrington (1917–2011), the distinguished British-born Surrealist painter who made her home in Mexico City, was also a writer of extraordinary imagination and charm, and The Hearing Trumpet is perhaps her best loved book. It >>more
Exact Change
ISBN 9781878972194
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Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 224 pgs.
Pub Date: 02/02/2004 | In stock
It Is Almost ThatEdited by Lisa Pearson. A marvelously bold interdisciplinary anthology, It Is Almost That collects works by women artists and writers who have constructed hybrid environments that merge image and text. The works in this collection are supremely imaginative in >>more
Siglio
ISBN 9780979956263
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Clth, 8.25 x 10.25 in. / 296 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 05/31/2011 | In stock
Maldoror & The Complete Works of The Comte De LautréamontBy Comte De Lautréamont. Translated and with an Introduction by Alexis Lykiard. André Breton described Maldoror as "the expression of a revelation so complete it seems to exceed human potential." Little is known about its pseudonymous author, aside from his real name (Isidore Ducasse), birth in Uruguay >>more
Exact Change
ISBN 9781878972125
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Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 352 pgs.
Pub Date: 04/30/2010 | In stock
MigritudeBy Shailja Patel. The U.S. debut of internationally acclaimed poet and performance artist Shailja Patel, Migritude is a tour-de-force hybrid text that confounds categories and conventions. Part poetic memoir, part political history, Migritude weaves together family history, reportage >>more
Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030054
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Pbk, 5.25 x 7.25 in. / 168 pgs / 76 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/30/2010 | In stock
Paris PeasantBy Louis Aragon. Translated and with an introduction by Simon Watson Taylor. Paris Peasant (1926) is one of the central works of Surrealism, yet Exact Change's edition is the first U.S. publication of Simon Watson Taylor's authoritative translation, completed after consultations with the author. Unconventional in form--Aragon >>more
Exact Change
ISBN 9781878972101
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Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 228 pgs.
Pub Date: 09/30/2011 | In stock
Rolling the R'sBy R. Zamora Linmark. Illuminated by pop fantasies, Donna Summer disco tracks and teen passion, the fiercely earnest characters in Rolling the R’s come to life against a background of burning dreams and neglect in a small 1970s Hawaiian >>more
Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030511
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Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 180 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/22/2016 | In stock
The Perpetual Motion MachineBy Paul Scheerbart. In the last days of 1907, the German novelist and exponent of glass architecture Paul Scheerbart embarked upon an attempt to invent a perpetual motion machine. For the next two and a half years he >>more
Wakefield Press
ISBN 9780984115549
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 112 pgs / 27 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/31/2011 | In stock
Treatise on Elegant LivingBy Honoré de Balzac. Honoré de Balzac's 1830 Treatise on Elegant Living was a keystone text on dandyism, preceding Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly's Anatomy of Dandyism (1845) and Charles Baudelaire's “The Dandy” (in The Painter of Modern Life, 1863), and >>more
Wakefield Press
ISBN 9780984115501
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 112 pgs / 1 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2010 | In stock
The Young Girl's Handbook of Good Manners for Use in Educational EstablishmentsBy Pierre Louÿs. A bestselling author in his time, Pierre Louÿs (1870–1925) was a friend of, and influence on, André Gide, Paul Valéry, Oscar Wilde and Stephane Mallarmé among others. He achieved instant notoriety with Aphrodite and The >>more
Wakefield Press
ISBN 9780984115518
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 76 pgs / 1 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2010 | In stock
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