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Sophie Calle: The Address Book The Address Book, a key and controversial work in Sophie Calle's oeuvre, lies at the epicenter of many layers of reality and fiction. Having found a lost address book on the street in Paris, Calle >>more
Siglio
ISBN 9780979956294
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Hbk, 5.25 x 7.5 in. / 104 pgs / 2 color / 26 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/30/2012 In stock | 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 | In stock
The Book of Monelle By Marcel Schwob. Translation by Kit Schluter. When Marcel Schwob published The Book of Monelle in French in 1894, it immediately became the unofficial bible of the French Symbolist movement, admired by such contemporaries as Stéphane Mallarmé, Alfred Jarry and André Gide. >>more
Wakefield Press
ISBN 9780984115587
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 136 pgs / 2 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/30/2012 In stock | In stock
Pataphysical Essays By René Daumal. Translated by Thomas Vosteen. Pataphysics: the science of imaginary solutions, of laws governing exceptions and of the laws describing the universe supplementary to this one. Alfred Jarry’s posthumous novel, Exploits and Opinions of Dr. Faustroll, Pataphysician, first appeared in >>more
Wakefield Press
ISBN 9780984115563
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 116 pgs / 1 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/31/2012 In stock | In stock
Letters, Dreams, and Other Writings By Remedios Varo. Introduction and translation by Margaret Carson.

While the reputation of Remedios Varo (1908–63) the surrealist painter is now well established, Remedios Varo the writer has yet to be fully discovered. Her writings, which were never published during her life let alone >>more
Wakefield Press
ISBN 9781939663399
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 128 pgs / 1 color / 2 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/27/2018 In stock | In stock

The Subversion of Images By Paul Nougé. Edited by Marcel Marien. Translated by Michael Kasper. Afterword by Xavier Canonne.

First edited and published by Marcel Marien in 1968 in a limited edition of 230 copies, half a year after Paul Nougé’s death, The Subversion of Images is a miniature classic in both the photobook >>more
Wakefield Press
ISBN 9781939663474
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 58 pgs / 19 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/21/2020 In stock | 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 | In stock
Rolling the R's By 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 | In stock
Last of Her Name By Mimi Lok.

Mimi Lok’s Last of Her Name is an eye-opening story collection about the intimate, interconnected lives of diasporic women and the histories they are born into. Set in a wide range of time periods and >>more
Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030610
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8.5 in. / 192 pgs.
Pub Date: 10/22/2019 In stock | In stock

Maldoror & the Complete Works of the Comte de Lautréamont By Comte de Lautréamont. Translated with 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 | In stock

The Sacred Conspiracy By Georges Bataille. Edited with introduction by Alastair Brotchie, Marina Galletti. Text by Roger Caillois, Pierre Klossowski, Michel Leiris, et al. Illustrations by André Masson. Translation by John Harman, Natasha Lehrer.

This book recounts what must be one of the most unusual intellectual journeys of modern times, in which the influential philosopher, cultural theorist and occasional pornographer Georges Bataille (1897–1962), having spent the early 1930s in >>more
Atlas Press
ISBN 9781900565950
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Hbk, 6.75 x 9.25 in. / 480 pgs / 95 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/24/2018 In stock | 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 stock
Three New York Dadas and The Blind Man Introduction by Dawn Ades. Translated by Chris Allen. Three New York Dadas and The Blind Man relates the story of the triangular relationship between Marcel Duchamp, Henri-Pierre Roché and Beatrice Wood, told in the words of two of its protagonists; and also reprints >>more
Atlas Press
ISBN 9781900565431
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Hbk, 7 x 9 in. / 160 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 01/31/2014 In stock | In stock
Sophie Calle: True Stories

First published in French in 1994, quickly acclaimed as a photobook classic and since republished and enhanced, True Stories returns for the sixth time, gathering a series of short autobiographical texts and photos by acclaimed >>more
Actes Sud
ISBN 9782330093037
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Hbk, 4 x 7.5 in. / 112 pgs / 51 color.
Pub Date: 05/22/2018 In stock | In stock

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