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IN PLACE OF GOD THERE IS ONLY THE IMPOSSIBLE

Louis XXX presents the first ever English translation (by Stewart Kendall) of Georges Bataille’s two late texts, “Le Petit” (“The Little One”) and “La Tombe de Louis XXX” (“The Tomb of Louis XXX”), united by the mysterious pseudonym of Louis XXX under which Bataille chose to publish them. However, there is more that is shared … Continue reading

KAFKAVILLE

A synopsis of Louis Armand’s BREAKFAST AT MIDNIGHT might run as follows: Its nameless narrator has returned to Prague after ten years wandering through Mexico and South America as a fugitive. Back in Prague, the narrator moves into a barge on the Vltava River and searches for his childhood lover, Regen, who ten years earlier … Continue reading

HIDE IN PLANE SIGHT

Thor Garcia’s monumental novel, The News Clown, which was a finalist in the 2009 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award, has been described in a Publishers’ Weekly review as “fuelled by prodigious amounts of alcohol and tobacco, sex and drugs, skipping along from one bizarre episode to the next in the tortuous life of Thor, a young … Continue reading

"Modernity today is not in the hands of the poets, but in the hands of the cops" // Louis Aragon
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“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
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