Exquisite Corpse

Written by Pénélope Bagieu; Alexis Siegel (translator)
Zoe isn't exactly the intellectual type, which is why she doesn't recognize world­famous author Thomas Rocher when she stumbles into his apartment... and into his life.Zoe doesn't know Balzac from Batman, but she's going to have to wise up fast... because she's sitting on the literary scandal of the century! READ MORE

Masks

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

Arab Jazz

Written by Karim Miské | Translated by Sam Gordon | MacLehose Press | April 2016
A ritualistic murder threatens to destabilise the turbulent multicultural melting pot of suburban Paris. 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

Pablo

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

Sphinx

Written by Anne Garréta; Emma Ramadan (Translator)
"Sphinx" is the debut novel of the inventive French author Anne Garréta, one of the few female members of OuLiPo. This influential and experimental French literary group aims to create literature based on mathematical and linguistic restraints. READ MORE

Poop-di-doop!

Written by Stephanie Blake
Little bunny dear only says one thing: Poop-di-doop! He says it in the morning, he says it at lunchtime, he says it in the evening. . . . What will he say when he meets a hungry wolf? READ MORE

We're Not Here to Disappear

Written by Olivia Rosenthal; Béatrice Mousli (Translator)
Award-winning novelist Olivia Rosenthal's new title begins with the portrait of a man suffering from Alzheimer's disease, and goes on to explore the loss of memory, language, and reason. How do we deal with the effect of memory loss on our identities? What remains? This optimistic book confirms Rosenthal's talent and verbal inventiveness. READ MORE

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