Two short stories by Lucien Jean, accompanied by a mini CD slipped into the book: an unpublished atmospheric piece, recorded for the occasion, by Lee Ranaldo.
Lucien Jean (1870-1908) is the pseudonym of Jean Dieudonné, son of a workman, friend of Charles-Louis Philippe
, Georges Valois and Gressent. He is the author of tales, short stories and small essays.
Lee Ranaldo (born 1956, Glen Cove, New York) is an American musician, founding member of Sonic Youth
. He is also a composer, visual artist, writer and producer. Ranaldoʼs artworks and videos have been on view in recent years in gallery and museum shows in Porto, Halifax, Miami, Tampa, Vienna, Prague, Gent, Bratislava, Auckland, Salt Lake City, Brooklyn, Manhattan... He lives in New York City with his wife and frequent collaborator Leah Singer