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Literature

 
 
Antonin Artaud - A Sinister Assassin - Last Writings, Ivry-sur-Seine, September 1947–March 1948
2022
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.
Antonin Artaud - “The Human Face” and Other Writings on His Drawings
2022
English edition
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
forthcoming
Three extraordinary texts—pitched between writing and image—that project Artaud's ferocious engagement with the act of drawing.
Kitasono Katué - 1902-1978
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Construction
forthcoming
Monograph.
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
forthcoming
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
forthcoming
An exploration in thirteen chapters of the question of the name through the debris of a childhood marked by the obsession of the return.
Pati Hill - One Thing I Know
2022
English edition
Daisy editions
forthcoming
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".
F.J. Ossang - Génération Néant
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
forthcoming
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.
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, explodes social and sexual mores and the hypocritical, patriarchal culture that produces them through her signature irreverence and wit, incisiveness and camp.
Nouria Behloul - Poetry is the only way out of here
2022
English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
A collection of poems by Nouria Behloul written between 2011 and 2021.
Julien Blaine - 2021
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Julien Blaine's new collection of poetic, visual and typographic experiments.
J.J. Zana - Cycles
2022
English edition
Bleu.
Through eleven collections and the exploration of two formats (aphorism and short prose), J.J. Zana intents, in this first book, to develop a writing that transcends the concept of genre—or gender.
J.J. Zana - Cycles
2022
French edition
Bleu.
Through eleven collections and the exploration of two formats (aphorism and short prose), J.J. Zana intents, in this first book, to develop a writing that transcends the concept of genre—or gender.
Brandon LaBelle - Dreamtime X
2022
English edition
Les presses du réel – Artists' Writings – Miscellaneous
Errant Bodies
Dreamtime X is a diary kept between March 2020 and March 2021, capturing the conditions of lockdown as experienced by the author. Articulated in the form of 100 short poetic entries, the publication veers across a set of ambivalent perspectives.
Jacques-Henri Michot - Un ABC de la barbarie
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
An alphabet book of the commonplaces of journalistic writing bringing forward its propagandist impact.
Attaques
2022
French edition
Attaques
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
An anthology of critical and political poetry: Leslie Kaplan, Rothenberg, arts and critical positions, an anthology of contemporary Central American poetry, a catalog of visual poetry, a dossier on the Brazilian concrete poetry group Noigandres, new translations of William Blake by Jean-Jacques Viton...
Alphonse Rabbe - Du suicide (book + CD)
2022
French edition
Lenka lente
An excerpt from the Album of a Pessimist by the suicidal writer Alphonse Rabbe, whose exaltation and licentiousness were made for Nurse With Wound, who musically accompanies the text.
Editorial - An Exhibition in Words
2022
English edition
Humboldt Books - Globetrotter
Ten contemporary Italian writers dialogue with the works displayed in the exhibition inaugurating Luca Lo Pinto's program at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Rome.
 Adonis - Hiwar - Sense and Intuition
2022
English edition
Kaph Books
A conversation between acclaimed Syrian artist Fateh Moudaress (1922-1999) and Arab poet Adonis, finally translated from Arabic to English, with 30 never seen before paintings and drawings by Fateh Moudaress.
Erri De Luca - Bird Song / Canto della Cinciallegra
2022
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
An essay on the climate crisis by Erri De Luca.
Peter Greenaway - Lucca Mortis
2022
English edition
Dis Voir - Cinema – Script
The script of Peter Greenaway's latest film.
Yoann Sarrat - Caisson de Destruction Sensorielle - Volume I [Boursouflures, Ongles, Peau, Poubelle]
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
A collection of texts (visual or conceptual poems, ideas to be realized or mostly not, inventories, compilations, interludes, etc., constituting sorts of scores) composed between 2017 and 2021.
Antonin Artaud - Radio Works - 1946-48
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
The translated transcripts of two radio broadcasts by Artaud: To have done with the judgement of god (1947-48) and Madness and Black Magic (1946). Correspondences from that period are also included.
Antonin Artaud - Here Lies preceded by The Indian Culture
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Diaphanes - Misceallenous
Two of Antonin Artaud's foremost poetic works from the last period of his life.
Éléonore Devevey - Terrains d\'entente - Anthropologues et écrivains dans la seconde moitié du XXe siècle
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Œuvres en sociétés
Historical exchanges and common ground (of agreement or dissension) between literature and anthropology.
Lionel Ruffel - The Contemporary Condition - I Can’t Sleep
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - The Contemporary Condition
An attempt to feel and investigate the quality of time, with references to Jonathan Crary, Paul B. Preciado, Charles Baudelaire, and Walter Benjamin.
Gustave Flaubert - Lettere dall\'Egitto
2021
Italian edition
Humboldt Books
The Italian edition of Flaubert's account of his trip to Egypt, illustrated by Nathalie du Pasquier.
Annie Descôteaux - Matières premières
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Le laps
Through short poetic texts that are both humorous and insightful, Quebec artist Annie Descôteaux speaks to her ever-evolving art practice and relationship with the physical world, while also incisively critiquing the institution.
Bernard Chambaz - Le Centre spatial guyanais - Traversée culturelle dans les archives de l\'Espace #2
2021
French edition
Observatoire de l'Espace / CNES - Books
Bernard Chambaz, Bertrand Dezoteux and David Redon review the complex history of the construction of the Guiana Space Center, the French space launch base in Kourou, in the 1960s.
Claude Rutault - déca-l\'âge
2021
French edition
Walden n
décal'âge is a manuscript, reproduced here in facsimile, between intimate writings, working reflections, and diaries of thought. We find in it Claude Rutault's style, his familiarity with literature, the meditative density of his daily reflection.
Zaven Paré - Le spectacle anthropomorphique - Entre les singes et les robots
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
From the observation of a society of capuchin monkeys and thought experiments borrowed from theater, Zaven Paré, artist and researcher in interaction design, specialist in theater and robotics, attempts to dismantle the pitfalls of anthropomorphization, in an attention that seeks to preserve the irreducible character of an interspecific copresence.
Michel Surya - Principes pour une littérature qui empeste - Matériologies V
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
The fifth and final part of Michel Surya's Matériologies: literature and thought to the test of the pandemic virality.
Julie Coutureau - SNI
2021
French edition
Supernova - Dans le vif
An experimental and phonetic poetic adventure, a literary rhizome.
Unglee Izi - SW1 - Sécurité du premier monde – Tracteur directrice de l\'A.S.M.A
2021
French edition
Supernova - Dans le vif
A collection of texts written over a period of fifteen years during the night, introduced by a photographic series by Jacques Patillot, between reality, portraits of friends, poetry, fiction and autobiographical insert.
Diaphanes - Punk Philology
2021
texts in English and French
Diaphanes
Diaphanes - Diaphanes (magazine)
A punk philology (with Simon Critchley, Emanuele Coccia, Dennis Cooper, Cosey Fanni Tutti, Kim Gordon, Donatien Grau, Richard Hell, Paul McCarthy...).
Raphaëlle Milone - Papillon de verre
2021
French edition
Diaphanes - Forward Fiction
Raphaëlle Milone's first novel, a dive into the heart of desires, acclaimed by Simon Liberati as well as by Jean-Luc Nancy.
Hans Magnus Enzensberger - Jeu de construction pour une théorie des médias - suivi de Usages d\'une théorie marxiste des médias
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Medias/Theories
First French translation of a seminal text of media theory, which this edition contextualizes, notably through the debate it provoked with Baudrillard.
Emmanuèle Jawad - Interférences
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Interférences is composed of three series of poems, constructed like textual photographs. The material of this poetry crosses collective memories (protests against the Gulf War...), social news and intimist inserts, in a logic of telescoping and/or blurring of data.
Vincent Lafaille - Il a fallu apprendre à lire dans le noir
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Al Dante - Poetry & Literature
Vincent Lafaille reinvents a poetics built on the rhythm, sometimes hesitant, staggering, of walking, in a fragmented narrative that is rooted in the time of social movements (from 2016 to 2020) where the question of how to reinvest our cities and our lives—our present—raised.
Jean-Luc Parant - Soleil des autres
2021
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 these words came from the origins.
Vincent Broqua - Malgré la ligne droite - L\'écriture américaine de Josef Albers
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Art History – Misceallenous
The essential place of writing in the work of Josef Albers (1888-1976), one of the most important artists, painters and educators of the 20th century.
Pierre Escot - PIOTR
2021
French edition
Incertain Sens - Artist's books and editions
Written in one night, at the age of 21 by Pierre Escot, Piotr is the possible inner monologue of an actor, struggling with the omnipresence of his character, alternately heroic or cruel. A fight with himself, with his double, both inspiring and paralyzing. A text that Denis Lavant created in a reading at the Théâtre Ouvert in 1989 and who signs the afterword here.
Mathilde Ganancia - Bilan de parcours
2021
French edition
Zero2
A journey in the land of absurdity made by weird and often futile heroines, YouTubers who are losers and extremely unproductive manageresses...
Eden Tinto Collins - Bonne arrivée ou la Numination
2021
French edition
Zero2
A crazed narrative of entasy, a free-fall plunge into the vortex of digital introspection and poetic-cum-militant blackness.
Vincent Epplay - Unholy Movie (book + K7)
2021
French edition
ARTDERIEN
Unholy Movie is an edition inspired by the films of Vincent Epplay, associated with an original fiction of Daniel Foucard. An audio K7 is included.
Tom Bishop - Literature is a Voyage of Discovery - Tom Bishop in Conversation with Donatien Grau
2021
English edition
Diaphanes
Tom Bishop traces his career and intellectual path through conversations with Donatien Grau.
Donatien Grau - I Was more American than the Americans - Sylvère Lotringer in conversation with Donatien Grau
2021
English edition
Diaphanes
Sylvère Lotringer traces his career and intellectual path through conversations with Donatien Grau.
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