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Snídaně o půlnoci

David Vichnar’s translation of BREAKFAST AT MIDNIGHT (Snídaně o půlnoci)* — Louis Armand’s acid noir thriller, shortlisted for the 2012 3:AM Novel of the Year Award — will be published by Argo on 23 May and launched @ Jazz Republic, 28. října 1 (underground at Jungmannovo náměstí, in the Metro B vestibule), Prague. This event will … Continue reading

Paris is Burning

From April 24 to 26, at various venues in central Paris, two Equus authors, Louis Armand and Thor Garcia, will be reading from their new and older works of fiction: Louis Armand, from Canicule and Breakfast at Midnight; Thor Garcia, from The News Clown and Only Fools Die of Heartbreak. WEDNESDAY, April 24: Venue: CARR’S … Continue reading

Nouvelle Vague

From two major authors of the Prague New Wave come CANICULE and ONLY FOOLS DIE OF HEARTBREAK, now available from Equus Press. The hellraising, nightmarish genius of Thor Garcia has returned with explosive collection of sordid, hilarious, gut-twisting tales: ONLY FOOLS. Meet the infamous Lenka, the mournful cripple who never met a penis she didn’t … Continue reading

"Modernity today is not in the hands of the poets, but in the hands of the cops" // Louis Aragon
"It is the business of the future to be dangerous" // A.N. Whitehead

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"Poetism is the crown of life; Constructivism is its basis" // Karel Teige


“I think we ought to read only the kind of books that wound and stab us. If the book we are reading doesn’t wake us up with a blow on the head, what are we reading it for?…we need the books that affect us like a disaster, that grieve us deeply, like the death of someone we loved more than ourselves, like being banished into forests far from everyone, like a suicide. A book must be the axe for the frozen sea inside us” // Franz Kafka, letter to Oskar Pollack, 27 January 1904
April 2013