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John Cage: Diary Edited by Richard Kraft, Joe Biel. Composed over the course of 16 years, John Cage's Diary: How to Improve the World (You Will Only Make Matters Worse) is one of his most prescient and personal works. A repository of observations, anecdotes, >>more
Siglio
ISBN 9781938221101
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Hbk, 6 x 8.5 in. / 176 pgs / 145 duotone.
Pub Date: 10/27/2015 | In stock
The Perpetual Motion Machine By 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
Georges Perec and the Oulipo: Winter Journeys By Georges Perec, Michèle Audin, Marcel Bénabou, Jacques Bens, Paul Braffort, François Caradec, Frédéric Forte, Paul Fournel, Michelle Grangaud, Jacques Jouet, Etienne Lécroart, Daniel Levin Becker, Harry Mathews, Ian Monk, Hervé Le Tellier, Jacques Roubaud. Introduction by Alastair Brotchie. Translation by John Sturrock, Harry Mathews, Ian Monk. In 1979, Georges Perec (1936–1982) wrote a brief entertainment called “The Winter Journey” for a publisher’s catalogue. It quickly became his most frequently reprinted short story. Set on the eve of World War II, it >>more
Atlas Press
ISBN 9781900565646
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Hbk, 6.75 x 7.5 in. / 344 pgs / 18 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/30/2013 | In stock
In Youth Is Pleasure By Denton Welch. Foreword by William Burroughs. First published in 1945, In Youth Is Pleasure is a beautiful and unassuming coming-of-age novel by the English writer and painter Denton Welch (1915–1948). Painfully sensitive and sad Orville Pym is 15 years old, and >>more
Exact Change
ISBN 9781878972132
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Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 272 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/31/2013 | In stock
Maldoror & The Complete Works of The Comte De Lautréamont By 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
Paris Peasant By 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
Joe Brainard: I Remember Artwork by Joe Brainard. Edited by Ron Padgett. Joe Brainard's I Remember is a literary and artistic cult classic, praised and admired by writers from Paul Auster to John Ashery and Edmund White. As autobiography, Brainard's method was brilliantly simple: to set down >>more
Granary Books
ISBN 9781887123488
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Paperback, 4.25 x 7 in. / 192 pgs.
Pub Date: 02/02/2001 | In stock
Lament in the Night By Shosôn Nagahara. Lament in the Night collects two remarkable novellas by the author Shosun Nagahara, translated from the Japanese for the first time. The title novella, originally published in 1925, follows itinerant day laborer Ishikawa Sazuko as >>more
Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030481
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Pbk, 5 x 7 in. / 456 pgs / 47 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/31/2012 | In stock
Migritude By 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
It Is Almost That Edited 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
Karen Green: Bough Down With fearlessness and grace,Bough Down reports from deep inside the maelstrom of grief. In this profoundly beautiful and intensely moving lament, artist and writer Karen Green conjures the inscrutable space of love and loss, clarity >>more
Siglio
ISBN 9781938221019
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Hbk, 6.25 x 7.75 in. / 188 pgs / 53 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013 | In stock
An Attempt at Exhausting a Place in Paris By 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
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