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  • Noel Meek & Mattin – Homage to Annea Lockwood Book + CD
    Noel Meek & Mattin – Homage to Annea Lockwood Book + CD
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    Recital presents a book and CD homage to the New Zealand-born American composer Annea Lockwood (b. 1939). The unique concept for this album was conceived by artists Noel Meek (New […]

  • Will Oldham & Lori Damiano – Shorty’s Ark
    Will Oldham & Lori Damiano – Shorty’s Ark
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    Shorty’s Ark is a book for young readers, a collaborative effort between Will Oldham and graphic artist Lori Damiano, based on the song from the album Superwolves by Matt Sweeney […]

  • Gershom Gerhard Scholem – Origins of the Kabbalah
    Gershom Gerhard Scholem – Origins of the Kabbalah
    $28.00 | , Add to cart

    With the publication of The Origins of the Kabbalah in 1950, one of the most important scholars of our century brought the obscure world of Jewish mysticism to a wider […]

  • Michel Leiris – Aurora and Cardinal Point
    Michel Leiris – Aurora and Cardinal Point
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    This volume collects two classics of Surrealist fiction, both long out of print, by the writer and ethnographer Michel Leiris (1901–1990). Close to Georges Bataille, Picasso, Jean-Paul Sartre and [...]

  • Theresa Hak Kyung Cha – Dictee
    Theresa Hak Kyung Cha – Dictee
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    Dictée is the best-known work of the versatile and important Korean American artist Theresa Hak Kyung Cha. A classic work of autobiography that transcends the self, Dictée is the story […]

  • Basho: The Complete Haiku of Matsuo Basho
    Basho: The Complete Haiku of Matsuo Basho
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    Matsuo Bashō (1644–1694) is arguably the greatest figure in the history of Japanese literature and the master of the haiku. Bashō: The Complete Haiku of Matsuo Bashō offers in English a […]

  • Trinh T. Minh-Ha: The Twofold Commitment
    Trinh T. Minh-Ha: The Twofold Commitment
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    At once an artist’s book and an interview collection by Vietnamese filmmaker, writer and feminist and postcolonial theorist Trinh T. Minh-ha (born 1952), The Twofold Commitment centers on [...]

  • John O’Brien – Leaving Las Vegas
    John O’Brien – Leaving Las Vegas
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    What our staff has to say: “Forget the wack and overly sentimental movie, John O’Brien’s first novel is both a disturbing descent into hell and the best thing to come […]

  • Mariana Dimópulos -Imminence
    Mariana Dimópulos -Imminence
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    A new mother holds her month-old son for the first time, but her body betrays her with an absence of feeling. Disoriented, she wanders with her partner around their plant-filled […]

  • Lawrence Abu Hamdan: Live Audio Essays
    Lawrence Abu Hamdan: Live Audio Essays
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    An anthology of Abu Hamdan’s disquieting audio-essay monologues on the soundscape of political life This volume compiles transcripts from performances and films by Beirut-based Lawrence Abu [...]

  • Swans: Sacrifice and Transcendence: The Oral History
    Swans: Sacrifice and Transcendence: The Oral History
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    Over a span of some three and a half decades, Michael Gira’s Swans have risen from chaotic origins in the aftermath of New York’s No Wave scene to become one […]

  • Louis Aragon – Anicet or the Panorama: A Dadaist Novel
    Louis Aragon – Anicet or the Panorama: A Dadaist Novel
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    This novel, much of it written amidst the horror of the trenches when Louis Aragon (1897–1982) was a medical orderly during the First World War, demonstrates the chasm that separates […]

  • Susan Neiman – Evil in Modern Thought: An Alternative History of Philosophy
    Susan Neiman – Evil in Modern Thought: An Alternative History of Philosophy
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    Evil threatens human reason, for it challenges our hope that the world makes sense. For eighteenth-century Europeans, the Lisbon earthquake was manifest evil. Today we view evil as a matter […]

  • Seasons They Change: The Story of Acid and Pyschedelic Folk
    Seasons They Change: The Story of Acid and Pyschedelic Folk
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    In the late 60s and early 70s the inherent weirdness of folk met switched-on psychedelic rock and gave birth to new, strange forms of acoustic-based avant-garde music. Artists on both […]

  • Leonard Cohen – A Ballet of Lepers: A Novel and Stories
    Leonard Cohen – A Ballet of Lepers: A Novel and Stories
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    A never-before-published early novel and stories by the legendary musician, songwriter, and poet Leonard Cohen Before Leonard Cohen’s worldwide fame expanded to fourteen studio albums, Grammy [...]

  • Pierre Clastres – Chronicle of the Guayaki Indians
    Pierre Clastres – Chronicle of the Guayaki Indians
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    Chronicle of the Guayaki Indians is Pierre Clastres’s account of his 1963–64 encounter with this small Paraguayan tribe, a precise and detailed recording of the history, ritual, myths, and [...]

  • Paint My Name in Black and Gold: The Rise of the Sisters of Mercy
    Paint My Name in Black and Gold: The Rise of the Sisters of Mercy
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    Leeds, 1980. Amid the violence and decay, the city was home to an extraordinarily vibrant post-punk scene. Out of that swamp crawled the Sisters of Mercy. Over the next five […]

  • Robert Desnos – Liberty or Love! and Mourning for Mourning
    Robert Desnos – Liberty or Love! and Mourning for Mourning
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    A literary masterpiece of early Surrealism from the virtuoso of automatic writing, Robert Desnos Mystery, the marvelous, the city of Paris transmuted by love, and Sanglot the Corsair’s pursuit of [...]

  • Léon Genonceaux – The Tutu: Morals of the Fin de Siècle
    Léon Genonceaux – The Tutu: Morals of the Fin de Siècle
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    The nineteenth-century French writer and publisher Léon Genonceaux (1856―?) is as much of an enigma as those two legendary enfants terribles whom he was the first to publish: Arthur Rimbaud […]

  • Count Stenbock – The Shadow Of Death
    Count Stenbock – The Shadow Of Death
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    Here, presented for the first time in paperback format, and limited edition hardcover, is an unabridged edition of Count Eric Stenbock’s third and last collection of poetry, which was originally [...]

  • Élémir Bourges – The Twilight of the Gods
    Élémir Bourges – The Twilight of the Gods
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    Long out of print in English, and here offered for the first time in a restored format, The Twilight of the Gods, Élémir Bourges’ acknowledged masterpiece, was originally published in […]

  • Renata Salecl – Perversions of Love and Hate
    Renata Salecl – Perversions of Love and Hate
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    Why, when we are desperately in love, do we endlessly block union with our love object? Why do we often destroy what we love most? Why do we search out […]

  • Who Cares Anyway: Post-Punk San Francisco and the End of the Analog Age
    Who Cares Anyway: Post-Punk San Francisco and the End of the Analog Age
    $32.00 | , Add to cart

    Late ’70s San Francisco. The Summer of Love is a hazy memory, the AIDS crisis is looming, and nearby Silicon Valley is still an obscure place where microchips are made. […]

  • Bruno Schulz – Collected Stories
    Bruno Schulz – Collected Stories
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    Collected Stories is an authoritative new translation of the complete fiction of Bruno Schulz, whose work has influenced writers as various as Salman Rushdie, Cynthia Ozick, Jonathan Safran Foer, [...]

  • Auguste Villiers De L’Isle Adam – Isis
    Auguste Villiers De L’Isle Adam – Isis
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    Here, presented in English in a long-belated translation by Brian Stableford, is Isis, the first novel of the acclaimed author of Contes cruels, Villiers de l’Isle-Adam. Deserving to be reckoned [...]

  • Hélène Picard – Sabbat
    Hélène Picard – Sabbat
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    Sabbat, by Hélène Picard (1873-1945), first published in 1923, is one of the most forthright contributions to the rich French tradition of “literary Satanism.” It was issued as part [...]

  • William Seabrook – Astounding Secrets of the Devil Worshippers’ Mystic Love Cult
    William Seabrook – Astounding Secrets of the Devil Worshippers’ Mystic Love Cult
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    “Beast or poet? Monster or moralist? Charlatan or magician? Genius or madman?” These are the questions William Seabrook, the great writer on such things as zombies and witchcraft, [...]

  • Paul Leppin – Blaugast: A Novel of Decline
    Paul Leppin – Blaugast: A Novel of Decline
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    Blaugast is a tale of ruin. A bored clerk, Klaudius Blaugast, pursues his desires down a path spiraling into complete degradation. Homeless and destitute, having lost everything at the hands […]

  • Flyboy 2: The Greg Tate Reader
    Flyboy 2: The Greg Tate Reader
    $28.00 | , Add to cart

    Since launching his career at the Village Voice in the early 1980s Greg Tate has been one of the premiere critical voices on contemporary Black music, art, literature, film, and […]

  • Johannes Urzidil – House of the Nine Devils: Selected Bohemian Tales
    Johannes Urzidil – House of the Nine Devils: Selected Bohemian Tales
    $23.00 | , Add to cart

    Collected here and translated into English for the first time are some of most renowned Bohemian stories by Prague native Johannes Urzidil, an author who has long been unjustifiably neglected. [...]

  • Gherasim Luca – The Passive Vampire
    Gherasim Luca – The Passive Vampire
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    Originally published in 1945 in Bucharest, The Passive Vampire caught the attention of the French Surrealists when an excerpt appeared in 1947 in the magazine La part du sable. Luca, […]

  • Lucie Delarue-Mardrus – Amanit
    Lucie Delarue-Mardrus – Amanit
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    Amanit, is one of the most distinctive works that the highly distinctive Lucie Delarue-Mardrus ever produced, written in 1929, when the author was fifty-four years old, and her meteoric career [...]

  • Giorgio De Maira – The Twenty Days Of Turin
    Giorgio De Maira – The Twenty Days Of Turin
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    In the spare wing of a church-run sanatorium, some zealous youths create “the Library,” a space where lonely citizens can read one another’s personal diaries and connect with [...]

  • Ethel Archer – The Whirlpool
    Ethel Archer – The Whirlpool
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    The current edition of The Whirlpool, by Ethel Archer, is a reprint of the 1911 edition, which acquired the following comments by a select group of notable people:   “I […]

  • Jean Lorrain – The Blood Of The Gods
    Jean Lorrain – The Blood Of The Gods
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    Jean Lorrain, later famous as the author of such Decadent masterpieces as Nightmares of an Ether Drinker and Errant Vice, began his literary career in 1882 with the book of […]

  • Andy Davidson – The Boatman’s Daughter
    Andy Davidson – The Boatman’s Daughter
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    Ever since her father was killed when she was just a child, Miranda Crabtree has kept her head down and her eyes up, ferrying contraband for a mad preacher and […]

  • Jules Janin – The Dead Donkey and the Guillotined Woman
    Jules Janin – The Dead Donkey and the Guillotined Woman
    $18.00 | , Add to cart

    Jules Janin (1804-1874) was one of the major exponents of the frénétique school of literature, which reveled in excesses, dark themes, and ghoulish situations, and The Dead Donkey and the […]

  • Jerzy Zulawski – On The Silver Globe
    Jerzy Zulawski – On The Silver Globe
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    Trylogia Ksiezycowa (The Lunar Trilogy or The Moon Trilogy is a trilogy of science fiction novels by the Polish writer Jerzy Zulawski, written between 1901 and 1911, that served as […]

  • Homo Sovieticus: Brain Waves, Mind Control, and Telepathic Destiny
    Homo Sovieticus: Brain Waves, Mind Control, and Telepathic Destiny
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    How Soviet scientists and pseudoscientists pursued telepathic research, cybernetic simulations, and mass hyptonism over television to control the minds of citizens.In October 1989, as the Cold [...]

  • Davis Grubb – The Night Of The Hunter
    Davis Grubb – The Night Of The Hunter
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    Two young children, Pearl and John Harper, are being raised alone by their mother in Cresap’s Landing, Ohio. Their father Ben has just been executed for killing two men in […]

  • The William H. Gass Reader
    The William H. Gass Reader
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    Throughout his career, William Gass relentlessly pushed at the boundaries of language, celebrating the music of the sentence and the aesthetics of the written word. Now, the best and most […]

  • Islamic Mystical Poetry
    Islamic Mystical Poetry
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    Written from the ninth to the twentieth century, these poems represent the peak of Islamic Mystical writing, from Rabia Basri to Mian Mohammad Baksh. Reflecting both private devotional love and [...]

  • Peter Weibel – Sound Art
    Peter Weibel – Sound Art
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    Essays and images that map art’s new sonic cosmos, illustrated in color throughout. This milestone volume maps fifty years of artists’ engagement with sound. Since the beginning of [...]

  • Maggot Brain #12
    Maggot Brain #12
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    Crazy Doberman ? Erick’s Bradshaw delivers an epic, well-illustrated tour diary of a brief jaunt with these noise greats. Composer TAYONDAI BRAXTON by Katy Henricksen! A meaty, beautiful [...]

  • Kerry O’Brien And William Robin – On Minimalism: Documenting a Musical Movement
    Kerry O’Brien And William Robin – On Minimalism: Documenting a Musical Movement
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    “A revisionist history of minimalism’s transformative rise, through the voices of the musicians who created it. When composers like Philip Glass and Steve Reich began creating [...]

  • Thomas Bernhard – The Voice Imitator
    Thomas Bernhard – The Voice Imitator
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    The Austrian playwright, novelist, and poet Thomas Bernhard (1931-89) is acknowledged as among the major writers of our times. At once pessimistic and exhilarating, Bernhard’s work depicts [...]

  • Ahmad Shamlou – Born Upon the Dark Spear
    Ahmad Shamlou – Born Upon the Dark Spear
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    Chasm. Mist. Dark Song. Hour of Execution. Behind the Wall. These are just some of the poetic titles of Ahmad Shamlu (1925-2000) that together form the cipher to one of […]

  • Paul Celan – Microliths They Are, Little Stones: Posthumous Prose
    Paul Celan – Microliths They Are, Little Stones: Posthumous Prose
    $26.00 | , Add to cart

    In the mid-fifties Paul Celan suggested that he had a mind for writing that “would be a bit more sober & more spacious” than his poems. And yet, in his […]

  • The Lost Lunar Baedeker: Poems of Mina Loy
    The Lost Lunar Baedeker: Poems of Mina Loy
    $21.00 | , Add to cart

    Mina Loy’s technique and subjects – prostitution, menstruation, destitution, and suicide – shock even some modernists and she vanished from the poetry scene as dramatically as [...]

  • Steven Cline – Amok!
    Steven Cline – Amok!
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    In this collection of recent texts, American surrealist artist Steven Cline has opened the floodgates to his inner worlds, demanding that we take a look. When we do, we are […]

  • Giovanni Intra – Clinic of Phantasms: Writings 1994-2002
    Giovanni Intra – Clinic of Phantasms: Writings 1994-2002
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    Artist, gallerist, and writer Giovanni Intra’s inventive approach to art writing provides a guide to the New Zealand and Los Angeles art scenes of his era. Everything you read about […]

  • Sun Ra: Collected Works Vol. 1 – Immeasurable Equation
    Sun Ra: Collected Works Vol. 1 – Immeasurable Equation
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    Sun Ra was a master jazz musician unlike any before or after him. Here is a stunning collection of 260 of his cosmic poems and selected prose.

  • Kenneth Patchen – Sleepers Awake
    Kenneth Patchen – Sleepers Awake
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    Sleepers Awake, first published in 1946, is one of Kenneth Patchen’s major prose books. A work of extraordinary imaginative invention, it might be described as novelistic fantasy–a [...]

  • Theory of the Great Game: Writings from Le Grand Jeu
    Theory of the Great Game: Writings from Le Grand Jeu
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    This book collects the writings of a radical group of writers close to Paris Surrealism–principally René Daumal and Roger Gilbert-Lecomte–as published in their now legendary magazine, [...]

  • Ishmael Reed – Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down
    Ishmael Reed – Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down
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    Ishmael Reed’s classic Neo-HooDoo Western, a classic from the Dalkey catalog, is presented here in a long-awaited republication with a new introduction.

  • Pierre Reverdy – The Thief of Talant
    Pierre Reverdy – The Thief of Talant
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    Challenged by his friend, poet and art critic Max Jacob, to write a novel, Pierre Reverdy produced this fragmented, beautiful assemblage of loneliness, paranoia and depersonalization drawn from [...]

  • An Anecdoted Topography of Chance: By Daniel Spoerri, Robert Filliou, Emmett Williams, Dieter Roth, Roland Topor.
    An Anecdoted Topography of Chance: By Daniel Spoerri, Robert Filliou, Emmett Williams, Dieter Roth, Roland Topor.
    $35.00 | , Add to cart

    Originally published by Something Else Press in 1966 and now acknowledged as one of the most important and entertaining artists’ books of the postwar period, An Anecdoted Topography of [...]

  • Anselm Hollo – The Tortoise of History
    Anselm Hollo – The Tortoise of History
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    Anselm Hollo (1934–2013) authored more than forty books and was an award-winning translator. Born in Helsinki, Finland, he was fluent in German, Swedish, Finnish, and English by age ten. Hollo [...]

  • Anne Carson – Eros the Bittersweet: An Essay
    Anne Carson – Eros the Bittersweet: An Essay
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    Since it was first published, Eros the Bittersweet, Anne Carson’s lyrical meditation on love in ancient Greek literature and philosophy, has established itself as a favorite among an [...]

  • Sex and Rockets: The Occult World of Jack Parsons
    Sex and Rockets: The Occult World of Jack Parsons
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    In his short 37 years, John Whiteside “Jack” Parsons embodied at least several different roles in one tormented but glorious life. By day, Parsons’ unorthodox genius created a [...]