Calamity Jane: The Calamitous Life of Martha Jane Cannary, 1852–1903

Written by Christian Perrissin and Matthieu Blanchin
Martha Jane Cannary was one of the figure the most well-known in United States, better known as Calamity Jane. But who was the mysterious girl? READ MORE

Animals Hide and Sneak

Written by Bastien Contraire
One of these things is almost like the others... READ MORE

Glenn Gloud

Written by Sandrine Revel
Who is the mysterious Glenn Gould? Why did he abruptly end his career as a performing musician? Why did he become one of the very first of his peers to disappear from the public eye like J.D. Salinger? READ MORE

Crazy for Vincent

Written by Hervé Guibert | Translated by Bruce Hainley
In the middle of the night between the 25th and 26th of November, Vincent fell from the third floor playing parachute with a bathrobe. He drank a liter of tequila, smoked Congolese grass, snorted cocaine... —from Crazy for Vincent READ MORE

The End of Eddy

Written by Edouard Louis | Translated by Michael Lucey
“Every morning in the bathroom I would repeat the same phrase to myself over and over again . . . Today I’m really gonna be a tough guy.” Growing up in a poor village in northern France, all Eddy Bellegueule wanted was to be a man in the eyes of his family and neighbors. But from childhood, he was different—“girlish,” intellectually precocious, and attracted to other men. READ MORE

Checkpoint

Written by Jean-Christophe Rufin | Translated by Alison Anderson
Suspense and tense interpersonal dynamics characterize this taut bestselling novel set in the world of international humanitarian aid by Jean-Christophe Rufin, a co-founder of Doctors Without Borders. READ MORE

Not One Day

Written by Anne Garréta | Translated by Emma Ramadan
An intimate, sensuous exploration of memory and desire, delving into loves and lusts past, by award-winning Oulipo member Anne Garréta. READ MORE

Hadriana in All My Dreams

Written by René Depestre | Translated by Kaiama L. Glover
Legendary Haitian author Depestre combines magic, fantasy, eroticism, and delirious humor to explore universal questions of race and sexuality. READ MORE

Locus Solus

Written by Raymond Roussel | Translated by Rupert Copeland Cunningham

The wealthy scientist Martial Canterel guides a group of visitors through his expansive estate, Locus Solus, where he displays his various deranged inventions, each more spectacular than the last. First, he introduces a machine propelled by the weather, which constructs a mosaic out of varying hues of human teeth, then shows a hairless cat charged with a powerful electric battery, and next a bizarre theater in which corpses are reanimated with a special serum to enact the most important movements of their past lives.

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Believing in Order to See

Written by Jean-Luc Marion | Translated by Christina M. Gschwandtner

Jean-Luc Marion is one of the most important philosophers for the contemporary study of religion.

Believing in Order to See On the Rationality of Revelation and the Irrationality of Some Believers explores the questions of Catholic identity and the interplay of faith and reason in a clear manner, making it easily accessible to those without philosophical training.

It might also be of value to anyone interested Catholic education's contribution to intellectual life.

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The True Life

Written by Alain Badiou | Translated by Susan Spitzer

The True Life: A Plea for Corrupting the Young 

'I m 79 years old. Why the devil then should I be spending time talking about youth?'

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Are You A Monkey?

Written by Marine Rivoal | Translated by Maria Tunney

A game of animal charades that will leave readers guessing and giggling

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