Literature

 
 
Jill Johnston - JJ
2023
French edition
Brook
forthcoming
JJ brings together articles by cultural critic, auto/biographer, and lesbian icon Jill Johnston (1929-2010), translated into French for the first time, as well as texts, poems and drawings by Pauline L. Boulba, Aminata Labor, Nina Kennel and Rosanna Puyol.
Kitasono Katué - 1902-1978
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Construction
forthcoming
Monograph.
Antonin Artaud - A Sinister Assassin - Last Writings, Ivry-sur-Seine, September 1947–March 1948
2023
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
forthcoming
Edited, translated and with an introduction by Stephen Barber, A Sinister Assassin illuminates Artaud's last, most intensive and terminal work for the first time.
Pierre Alferi - Une pratique monstre
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
forthcoming
This volume examines the protean and intermedial work of Pierre Alferi (1963-), in order to account for its singularity, and to situate it within contemporary poetic and artistic practices.
Jacques Donguy - Essai sur la Poésie numérique - Ou vers un élargissement du language
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Construction
forthcoming
Littérature et design - Visualités et visualisations du texte en régime numérique
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Architecture / design / graphic design – Design – Misceallenous
forthcoming
Antonin Artaud - “The Human Face” and Other Writings on His Drawings
2023
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
forthcoming
Three extraordinary texts—pitched between writing and image—that project Artaud's ferocious engagement with the act of drawing.
 Iliazd - Iliazda at the Birthday Party - Autobiographical Lecture, 1922
2023
English edition
Rab-Rab Press
forthcoming
The English translation of Zdanevich's Dadaist autobiographical lecture in Paris in 1922, where he adopts the name Iliazda. In this entertaining lecture, the achievements of the avant-garde is presented as a combination of zaum, polymorphous sexuality, aleatory forms and scatological interpretation of culture.
Jeanne Graff - Vzszhhzz
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
forthcoming
A novel that captures the glancing intersections of a loose group of artists and lawyers, restaurateurs, philosophers, wine-makers, and boxers.
Julien Blaine - Le motier
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
forthcoming
The continuation by all means of an elementary poetry which develops always and still new poetic devices to restore the world.
Norbert Bugeja - Oublie qu\'elle n\'est pas là
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
forthcoming
A poetic journey through the anxious spaces of memory, explored here by one of the most powerful voices of Mediterranean poetry of his generation.
Ahmed Slama - Marche-frontière
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
forthcoming
A very personal literary narrative, with a singular writing, of a migrant's experience of wandering and borders.
Adriano Spatola - Vers une poésie totale
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
forthcoming
Undoubtedly one of the most important texts on the out of book poetry, both a documentary sum and a manifesto to underline the major role that the poetry and the poets have occupied and occupy in the whole of the transformations that have upset the the contemporary art field, considered by the amateurs and the researchers like a true bible.
Stefan Lorenzutti - The Stoneware Jug
2022
English edition
Nieves
forthcoming
The Stoneware Jug is a collection of poem-comics by Stefan Lorenzutti (words) and John Porcellino (pictures), in which American comix legend Porcellino (King-Cat, Thoreau at Walden) "pours" the adapted poems into his pen-and-ink panels, as if into a handmade vessel. 
Jean Lorrain - La Mandragore (book + CD)
2022
French edition
Lenka lente
forthcoming
The most accomplished tale of Jean Lorrain (1855-1906), decadent dandy, ardent erotomaniac and corrosive pen, accompanied by a new piece by Nurse With Wound.
 Tong Yi Xin - Manuel d\'amour environnemental
2022
bilingual edition (French / Chinese)
Palais de Tokyo - Catalogues & artist's books
A collection of poems by Chinese artist Tong Yi Xin.
Collectif Brasa - Textes à lire à voix haute
2022
French edition
Brook
A collection of texts by fifteen contemporary Brazilian authors who approach the notions of care and privilege from a transfeminist, anti-racist and decolonial critical perspective.
 Hippolyte Hentgen - Fabules
2022
French edition
Walden n
A "small portable zoology": a book combining 50 animal poems by Christian Bernard and 50 collages by Hippolyte Hentgen.
Félicie Bazelaire - Bien à toi
2022
French edition
ARTDERIEN
A poetic story written in the form of an unanswered correspondence by the musician Félicie Bazelaire.
Anne-James Chaton - I have the solution for the planet
2022
texts in English and French
Daisy editions
The first publication dedicated to the visual work of writer and performer Anne-James Chaton.
591 - Spécial performance
2022
French edition
591
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
Special issue of the poetry journal directed by Jean-François Bory, dedicated to performance in the broad sense, from the page to the stage.
 Costis - Celebrity Cafe - Éclat éclair
2022
French edition
Celebrity Cafe
Issue dedictaed to Éclat éclair (light-lightning) by Costis, his last poem, "an attempt at typographic transcription of lightning", with two texts by Pierre Restany.
Antonin Veyrac - L\'infiniment petite
2022
French edition
Supernova - Poetry and storytelling
Antonin Veyrac's third collection of poetry: delirium, contemplation and the child as a perpetual horizon.
Wesley Brown - Blue in Green
2022
English edition
Blank Forms - Books
Wesley Brown narrates the day when trumpeter Miles Davis was assaulted by the New York Police Department. A dramatic and humorous story, told from multiple perspectives including that of Frances Taylor, Davis's wife, and the musicians in Davis's bands: a timely meditation on the psychological impact of police brutality, through the lens of a day in the life of Miles Davis.
Seloua Luste Boulbina - Alger-Tokyo - Des émissaires de l\'anticolonialisme en Asie
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Philosophy / politics – Al Dante
Al Dante - Theory & criticism / essays
A transversal vision of the affirmation of a global Afro-Asian South through the anti-colonial resistance and war diplomacy of Algerians in Asia and Japan, bringing together history, politics, political philosophy, and poetics.
Henri Lefebvre - Malo suivie
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
In 132 fragments, Malo suivie publishes the desire of a man, the viewer-perceiver, for a woman known as Malo, formulating the lack and the attraction by means of the sketch.
Lionel Marchetti - Le livre des falaises
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Music & Sound Arts – Misceallenous
A book of poems by the composer of musique concrète.
Alessandro de Francesco - And Agglomerations, of Trees or E agglomerati, degli alberi o
2022
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A bilingual text by Alessandro De Francesco that blurs the boundaries between art and poetry.
Éric Pessan - Le Centre spatial de Toulouse - Traversée culturelle dans les archives de l\'Espace #3
2022
French edition
Observatoire de l'Espace / CNES - Books
The contributors of this book invite readers into a cultural journey at the crossroad of multiple disciplines, allowing them to rediscover the history of this administration from a sensible, intimate point of view.
Nicolas Richard - Commentaires - Un coup de tête jamais n\'abolira le hasard
2022
French edition
Vroum - Editions
A "football-oratorio" that replays the 2006 World Cup final match between France and Italy.
 Iliazd - Le degré 41 sinapisé - Lecture on Pearl Disease, Paris 1922
2022
English edition
Rab-Rab Press
The first volume in bie bao series dedicated to militant investigations on Russian poet, designer, typographer, theoretician, and publisher Iliazd (Ilya Zdanevich, 1894-1975), who developed a new philosophy and methodology from zaum (trans-sense) experiments.
Anthologie internationale de poésie contemporaine - 2. Brésil – Poésie intraitable
2022
bilingual edition (French / Portuguese)
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
This anthology gathers some of the most emblematic authors of the Brazilian poetic modernity, in its widest amplitude and with the intractable will to reveal its incessant reinvention.
Jean-Marie Gleize - Dans le style de l\'attente
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
An exploration in thirteen chapters of the question of the name, in a poetic ensemble crossed by childhood, memory, and the obsession of the return.
F.J. Ossang - Génération Néant
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Reissue of the cult punk book by the transgender artist (filmmaker, musician, poet, writer...) Ossang, written in 1980 and first published in 1993, now impossible to find.
Delphine Edy - Thomas Ostermeier - Explorer l\'autre face du réel pour recréer l\'œuvre en scène
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Dance & Performing Arts – Miscellaneous
How Thomas Ostermeier's productions explore the links between literature and theatrical art in order to question, through a complex realism that he reinvents, what the works have to say about the political and social reality of our present.
Raoul Ruiz - Notes, Recollections and Sequences of Things Seen
2022
English edition
Dis Voir - Cinema – Fictions
Meditations on cinema and method.
Raoul Ruiz - Notes, souvenirs, choses vues
2022
French edition
Dis Voir - Cinema – Fictions
Meditations on cinema and method.
Ahmed Bouanani - Enquête sur les bijoux Amazighs
2022
trilingual edition (English / Arabic / French)
Kulte Editions
A series of drawings made during a field visit by the filmmaker, writer and artist Ahmed Bouanani. Here ethnographer and illustrator, Bouanani analyzes the construction of Berber jewelry by sketching a taxonomy and a geography of formal symbolism of Berber groups in Morocco.
Emmy Hennings -
2022
English edition
Lenz Press
As a cofounder of Cabaret Voltaire in 1916, Emmy Hennings, with her partner, the Dadaist Hugo Ball, is recognized as having established and environment for collective experimentation. This book gathers an extensive collection of Hennings's writings, ephemera, and art, to give shape to a practice and an individual so ofter flattened for the sake of art historical narrative.
Pati Hill - One Thing I Know
2022
English edition
Daisy editions
One Thing I Know is Pati Hill's third novel, first published in 1962, when she was forty-one and had just given birth to her first and only child. It is the last novel she wrote before claiming to "quit writing in favor of housekeeping".
Julien Blaine - Julien Blaine présente quelques-uns de ses amis Animaux-&-artistes
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Through a ready-made exhibition of works made by animals, the poet Julien Blaine offers a vision as comical as it is tragic of the art world, while trying to "establish a communication between the lost world and the contemporary world."
 Selten Gehörte Musik - Sehr Selten Gehörte Tanzmusik (2 CD)
2022
Tochnit Aleph
Previously unpublished performance of the internationally renowned dance band Selten Gehörte Musik (on this occasion: Christian Attersee, Gerhard Rühm, Oswald Wiener) at the closing event of the "Literanover" Festival at the Kunstmuseum Hannover, on November 16th, 1980. Close to two hours of very rarely heard dance music, indeed.
Rene Ricard - God with Revolver
2022
bilingual edition (English / French)
Editions Lutanie
The re-issue of Rene Ricard's second volume of poetry, originally published in 1989, is a vibrant testament to 1980s New York.
591 - L\'Humidité, une rétrospective
2022
French edition
591
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
Special issue: a retrospective of L'Humidité, the most important art and experimental poetry magazine of the 1970s, created and directed by Jean-François Bory from 1970 to 1978.
Benjamin Fouché - Du concept de féérie
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
A text declined in the form of axioms, corollaries or proposals, like an accumulation of pictures built over the course of social movements, and with the words of others (Marcel Proust, Jonathan Crary, Nathalie Quintane, Chrysippe, Karl Marx, Marie José Mondzain, Mario Tronti, Anne Parian, etc.), in order to question the gestures that make up the narrative.
Moëz Majed - Libellule
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Through a message of love, the writer evokes the memories and places of his own childhood and expresses a pessimistic and painful thought of a Tunisia adrift, which currently offers to its youth a dark future—while hoping that the light returns.
Jean-Luc Parant - Soleil la nuit
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
A long poem that questions our being in the world with a freedom that is both new and timeless, as if this word came from the origins.
Diamela Eltit - Custody of the Eyes
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - Montana
A story that explores how power is enacted on and through the body—the physical, the social, and the political.
Valerie Solanas - Up Your Ass
2022
English edition
Sternberg Press - Montana
Valerie Solanas's rarely published, legendary play, Up Your Ass (1965), explodes social and sexual mores and the hypocritical, patriarchal culture that produces them through her signature irreverence and wit, incisiveness and camp.
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