Savage Seasons

Written by Kettly Mars; Jeanine Herman (translator)
Kettly Mars’s "Savage Seasons" describes a pivotal and painful period in Haitian history by weaving together two stories: the personal story of Nirvah and her family and the universal story of Duvalier’s dictatorial regime and its abuses. READ MORE

Ariol: Where's Petula?

Written by Emmanuel Guibert; Marc Boutavant (Illustrator)
ARiOL is your average everyday donkey. He lives in the suburbs with his mom and dad. His best friend is a pig. He’s in love with a beautiful cow in his class. His teacher is a dog. His gym teacher is a huge rooster. In short, ARiOL is just like you and me! READ MORE


Written by Florence Noiville; Teresa Lavender Fagan (translator)
Attachment explores the obsessive relationship of love, observing both mother and daughter under its magnifying glass. READ MORE

The Arachnean and Other Texts

Written by Fernand Deligny; Drew S. Burk (translator); Catherine Porter (translator);
What is a space perceived outside of language? What is the form of a movement without perspective or goal? How do we engage with a world that is not our own, a world turned upside down yet truly common, where acting cohabitates with our actions and the unknown with our forms of knowledge? READ MORE

33 Days: A Memoir

Written by Léon Werth; Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (Introduction); Austin D. Johnston (Translator)
A rare eyewitness account by an important author of fleeing the Nazis’ march on Paris in 1940, featuring a never-before-published introduction by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. READ MORE


Written by Alphonse Allais; Norman Conquest (illustrator and translator)
Originally published in France under the title Un drame bien parisien (1890), this darkly humorous tale is quintessential Allais—a pataphysical text admired by the Surrealists. READ MORE

The Queen’s Caprice

Written by Jean Echenoz; Linda Coverdale (Translator)
"The Queen’s Caprice" — seven new stories presented in English for the first time — reveals Prix Goncourt winner Jean Echenoz at the height of his talents. The author takes us on a journey across radically different places and landscapes. READ MORE

The Squadron’s Umbrella

Written by Alphonse Allais; Doug Skinner (Translator and Illustrator)
"The Squadron’s Umbrella" gathers for the first time in English 39 wickedly funny texts by one of the hippest cat to have ever hung his hat at Le Chat Noir in Paris — the humorist Alphonse Allais — who experimented with holorhymes and invented conceptual art. READ MORE

A Roll of the Dice

Written by Stéphane Mallarmé; Jeff Clark and Robert Bononno (Translators)
"A Roll of the Dice" is one of symbolist poet Stéphane Mallarmé’s best-known and most visually complex works. Wave Books presents an edition with refined type and photographs that both honor the original and make it an object of delight. READ MORE


Written by Julie Birmant and Clément Oubrerie; Edward Gauvin (Translator)
"Pablo" follows Picasso’s artistic career from his impoverished origins to the advent of modern art. An entertaining and beautifully drawn account, this award-winning graphic biography explores the themes and obsessions that drove Picasso to express himself. READ MORE

Science Fiction and Extro-Science Fiction

Written by Quentin Meillassoux; Alyosha Edlebi (Translator)
In this new title, Quentin Meillassoux addresses the problem of chaos and of the constancy of natural laws in the context of literature. He elucidates the distinction between science fiction, and fiction outside-science, where science becomes impossible. A significant milestone that will appeal to readers of both philosophy and literature. READ MORE

Birth of a Theorem: A Mathematical Adventure

Written by Cédric Villani; Malcolm DeBevoise (Translator)
French mathematician Cédric Villani describes the years leading up to his winning of the Fields Medal, the most coveted prize in mathematics. "Birth of a Theorem" invites readers inside the mind of a great mathematician and introduces them to the fascinating process of discovery. READ MORE


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