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  • House of Shadows

    House of Shadows
    av Diane Meur

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857420282

    After the failed revolutions of 1848, Galicia has been brought under the rule of the Habsburg Empire, and the Zemka family find themselves embroiled in the struggle for Polish independence. This is a history of Eastern Europe told in miniature throu…

  • The Silent Crossing

    The Silent Crossing
    av Pascal Quignard

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857420770

    Aprolific essayist, novelist, translator, and philosopher, and a critic of rare elegance, Pascal Quignard returns anew to the major questions of existence in "The Silent Crossing", a haunting homage to life and liberty, to society and solitude, and…

  • Abysses

    Abysses
    av Pascal Quignard

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857422446

    Pascal Quignard is an enigmatic author whose writings rove with great poise across the worlds of literary and artistic endeavour, classical and modern, across folk tale, myth and legend, and yet encapsulate moments of intense present experience, evo…

  • Incidents

    Incidents
    av Roland Barthes

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906497590

    French philosopher and literary theorist Roland Barthes was one of the leading influences on the post-structuralist movement in twentieth-century literary thought, and some of his best-known works, like "S/Z", speak directly to the essential and ind…

  • The Fount of Time

    The Fount of Time
    av Pascal Quignard

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857428493

    “Last Kingdom is a set of books that . . . is neither philosophical argumentation nor little disparate, scholarly essays, nor novelistic narrative; gradually, for me, all genres have fallen away.” So writes Pascal Quignard of his monumen…

  • Together Still

    Together Still
    av Yves Bonnefoy

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857424242

    The international community of letters mourns the recent death of Yves Bonnefoy, universally acclaimed as one of France's greatest poets of the last half-century. A prolific author, he was often considered a candidate for the Nobel Prize and publish…

  • Literary Miniatures

    Literary Miniatures
    av Florence Noiville, Florence Noiville

    Inbunden - 2013 - Franska - ISBN: 9780857421067

    Selected from the pages of "Le Monde", the interviews conducted by Florence Noiville and featured in this book are unequaled in literary journalism. Noiville captures here the words and views of some of the best-known writers of the twentieth centur…

  • The Arrière-Pays

    The Arrière-Pays
    av Yves Bonnefoy

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857420268

    Since the publication of his first book in 1953, Yves Bonnefoy has become one of the most important French poets of the postwar years. At last, we have the long-awaited English translation of his celebrated work "L'Arriere-Pays", which takes us to t…

  • Little Grey Lies

    Little Grey Lies
    av Hedi Kaddour

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857424860

    London between the wars was a place of anxiety and uncertainty. After the postwar boom of the 1920s, the aftereffects of the stock market crash hit London, and, even as the fortunes of the aristocracy went into decline, there was hunger and a rising…

  • Little Grey Lies

    Little Grey Lies
    av Hedi Kaddour

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857420985

    London between the wars was a place of anxiety and uncertainty. After the postwar boom of the 1920s, the after-effects of the stock market crash hit London and, even as the fortunes of the aristocracy went into decline, there was hunger and a rising…

  • Twilight of Torment

    Twilight of Torment

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857429797

    A haunting, multivocal novel full of stories of the lives of women of African descent. Four women speak. They speak to the same man, who is not there. He is the son of the first, the great-yet-impossible love of the second, the platonic companion of…

  • "Masculine, Feminine, Neuter"and Other Writings on Literature

    "Masculine, Feminine, Neuter"and Other Writings on Literature
    av Roland Barthes

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857422422

    Last season, Seagull Books published the first three volumes in a new series collecting essays and interviews by the late French thinker Roland Barthes. This season they’ll bring the five-volume set to completion with the publication of “…

  • Paper Collage

    Paper Collage
    av Georges Perros

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857428431

    Should you find yourself strolling along the coastal heights of Douarnenez, a Brittany town near the westernmost point of continental France, you would do well to look out for a signpost marked, “Georges Perros (1923–1978) ‘Dazzled…

  • Correspondence

    Correspondence
    av Gertrude Stein

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857425850

    Pablo Picasso and Gertrude Stein. Few can be said to have had as broad an impact on European art in the twentieth century as these two cultural giants. Pablo Picasso, a pioneering visual artist, created a prolific and widely influential body of work…

  • Cargo Hold Of Stars

    Cargo Hold Of Stars
    av Khal Torabully

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857427854

    Cargo Hold of Stars is an ode to the forgotten voyage of a forgotten people. Khal Torabully gives voice to the millions of indentured men and women, mostly from India and China, who were brought to Mauritius between 1849 and 1923. Many were transpor…

  • Kite

    Kite
    av Dominique Edde

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857420435

    Rich and multilayered, with elements of both memoir and fiction, Dominique Edde's "Kite" defies categorization. Beginning in the 1960s and ending in the late '80s, it is the narrative of a passionate, and ultimately tragic, relationship between Mali…

  • Paper Collage

    Paper Collage
    av Georges Perros

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857422293

    Should you find yourself strolling along the coastal heights of Douarnenez, a Brittany town near the westernmost point of continental France, you would do well to look out for a signpost marked, "Georges Perros (1923-1978) 'Dazzled by the sea.'" Per…

  • The Call of the Trance

    The Call of the Trance
    av Catherine Clement

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857421906

    The Call of the Trance is a magnificent book that takes us to the unchartered frontiers of the forbidden. From initiation ceremonies to crises of hysteria, from suicide attempts to the ecstasies of witches, Catherine Clement explores in simple but s…

  • The Philosophy of Living

    The Philosophy of Living
    av Francois Jullien

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857422163

    Living holds us between two places. It expresses what is most elementary-to be alive-and the absoluteness of our aspiration-finally living! But could we desire anything other than to live? In The Philosophy of Living, FranA ois Jullien meditates on…

  • On American Fiction

    On American Fiction

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857429155

    A brief, powerful analysis of three major twentieth-century writers: Dos Passos, Nabokov, and Faulkner. Iconic French novelist, playwright, and essayist Jean-Paul Sartre is widely recognized as one of the most important philosophers of the twentieth…

  • Someone's Trying to Find You

    Someone's Trying to Find You
    av Marc Auge

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857422439

    As he leaves the cinema where he has just watched Casablanca, one of his favorite films, Julien is approached by a mysterious young woman, Claire. Unbeknownst to Julien, Claire has been following him for several days. Outside the cinema she relays a…

  • Hypnos

    Hypnos
    av Rene Char

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857422170

    Rene Char (1907 - 88) is considered the most important French poet of his generation. A member of the surrealists in the early 1930s, he became increasingly preoccupied by the rise of Nazi Germany and later played a key role in the French Resistance…

  • Signs and Images. Writings on Art, Cinema and Photography

    Signs and Images. Writings on Art, Cinema and Photography
    av Roland Barthes

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857422415

    Last season, Seagull Books published the first three volumes in a new series collecting essays and interviews by the late French thinker Roland Barthes. This season they’ll bring the five-volume set to completion with the publication of “…

  • Venice and Rome

    Venice and Rome

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857429094

    A trio of short pieces on two cities of eternal magic, Venice and Rome. Iconic French novelist, playwright, and essayist Jean-Paul Sartre is widely recognized as one of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century, and his work has remai…

  • Torture and the War on Terror

    Torture and the War on Terror
    av Tzvetan Todorov

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906497361

    Though the 2008 election of Barack Obama and his subsequent signing of the executive order to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay signaled a considerable shift away from the policies of the Bush era, the lessons to be learned from the war on terror w…

  • Anthropology of the Name

    Anthropology of the Name
    av Sylvain Lazarus

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857422309

    Translated by Gila Walker for the first time into English, Anthropology of the Name is French thinker Sylvain Lazarus' response to the intellectual caesura of May 1968. Taking up thought, politics, and the name, Lazarus presents an original doctrine…

  • Privy Portrait

    Privy Portrait
    av Jean-Luc Benoziglio

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857428424

    The narrator in Jean-Luc Benoziglio’s Privy Portrait has fallen on hard times. His wife and young daughter have abandoned him, he has no work or prospects, he’s blind in one eye, and he must move into a horribly tiny apartment with his o…

  • Privy Portrait

    Privy Portrait
    av Jean-Luc Benoziglio

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857421661

    The narrator in Jean-Luc Benoziglio's Privy Portrait has fallen on hard times. His wife and young daughter have abandoned him, he has no work or prospects, he's blind in one eye, and he must move into a horribly tiny apartment with his only possessi…

  • Attachment

    Attachment
    av Florence Noiville

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857422330

    When Anna discovers a long letter that her mother, Marie, wrote, Marie has been dead for some time, and Anna is shocked to learn that her mother disappeared with a secret. The letter is addressed to Marie's first great love, a much older teacher who…

  • "A Very Fine Gift" and Other Writings on Theory

    "A Very Fine Gift" and Other Writings on Theory
    av Roland Barthes

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857422262

    Roland Barthes, whose centenary falls in 2015, was a restless, protean thinker. A constant innovator, often as a daring smuggler of ideas from one discipline to another, he first gained an audience with his pithy essays on mass culture and then went…

  • States of Violence

    States of Violence
    av Frederic Gros

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906497187

    According to political philosopher Frederic Gros, traditional notions of war and peace are currently being replaced by ideas of intervention and security. But while we may be able to speak of an end to war, this does not imply an end to violence. On…

  • On Poetry

    On Poetry

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857429063

    Two long Sartre essays that explore the Négritude poetry movement and the work of French writer Francis Ponge. Iconic French novelist, playwright, and essayist Jean-Paul Sartre is widely recognized as one of the most important philosophers of the tw…

  • We Defy Augury

    We Defy Augury
    av Helene Cixous

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857427830

    We defy augury. There’s a special providence in the fall of a sparrow. If it be now, ’tis not to come … the readiness is all. Under the sign of Hamlet’s last act, Hélène Cixous, in her eightieth year, launched her new book&m…

  • Critical Essays

    Critical Essays
    av Jean-Paul Sartre

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857424495

    Critical Essays (Situations I) contains essays on literature and philosophy from a highly formative period of French philosopher and leading existentialist Jean-Paul Sartre's life, the years between 1938 and 1946. This period is particularly interes…

  • Poetry and Photography

    Poetry and Photography
    av Yves Bonnefoy

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857424259

    The international community of letters mourns the recent death of Yves Bonnefoy, universally acclaimed as one of France's greatest poets of the last half-century. A prolific author, he was often considered a candidate for the Nobel Prize and publish…

  • The Legend

    The Legend
    av Marie Bronsard

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857421029

    In this strikingly original memoir, Marie Bronsard reweaves the history of her family - and the legend of her grandmother - leaving no stone unturned and no skeleton in the closet. Egocentric and domineering, Bronsard's grandmother was once a vibran…

  • "The 'Scandal' of Marxism" and Other Writings on Politics

    "The 'Scandal' of Marxism" and Other Writings on Politics
    av Roland Barthes

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857422392

    Roland Barthes, whose centenary falls in 2015, was a restless, protean thinker. A constant innovator, often as a daring smuggler of ideas from one discipline to another, he first gained an audience with his pithy essays on mass culture and then went…

  • No Fixed Abode

    No Fixed Abode
    av Marc Auge

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857426345

    In recent years, social workers have raised a new concern about the appearance of a new category among the working poor. Even employed, there are people so overburdened by the cost of living and so under compensated that they cannot afford a place t…

  • Season of the Shadow

    Season of the Shadow

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857428714

    Now in paperback, a brutal and dreamlike story about the first victims of the transatlantic slave trade. This powerful novel presents the early days of the transatlantic slave trade from a new perspective: that of the sub-Saharan population that bec…

  • The Sexual Night

    The Sexual Night
    av Pascal Quignard

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857422064

    In The Sexual Night, renowned French writer and critic Pascal Quignard meditates on a remarkable collection of illustrations of sexual imagery. He moves from the annals of global art to ancient and modern, from Bosch and Durer to Rembrandt and Tinto…

  • Villa Amalia

    Villa Amalia
    av Pascal Quignard

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857424785

    Musician Ann Hidden suspects her partner, Thomas, isn't telling her everything. So one dark night, she secretly follows him to an unfamiliar house in the Paris suburbs, where he disappears inside with an unknown woman. But before she can even begin…

  • Beyond Speculation

    Beyond Speculation
    av Jean-Marie Schaeffer

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857420428

    In his well-known work of art criticism Art of the Modern Age, Jean-Marie Schaeffer offered a lucid and powerful critique of what he identified as the historically dominant thinking about art and aesthetics from the Jena Romantics to Nietzsche, Heid…

  • The Suspended Passion

    The Suspended Passion
    av Marguerite Duras

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857423290

    A controversial figure of the postwar French literary and cultural scene, Marguerite Duras has exerted a powerful hold on readers around the world. This volume of interviews—hailed on its French publication as Duras’s “secret confe…

  • The Suspended Passion

    The Suspended Passion
    av Marguerite Duras

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857427564

    A controversial figure of the postwar French literary and cultural scene, Marguerite Duras has exerted a powerful hold on readers around the world. This volume of interviews—hailed on its French publication as Duras’s “secret confe…

  • Tomb(e)

    Tomb(e)
    av Helene Cixous

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857420251

    In 1968-69 I wanted to die, that is to say, stop living, being killed, but it was blocked on all sides," wrote Helene Cixous, esteemed French feminist, playwright, philosopher, literary critic, and novelist. Instead of suicide, she began to dream of…

  • Portraits

    Portraits
    av Jean-Paul Sartre

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906497170

    Philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre counted among his friends and associates some of the most esteemed intellectuals, writers, and artists of the twentieth century. In "Portraits", Sartre collected his impressions and accounts of many of his notable acquai…

  • The Red Sofa

    The Red Sofa
    av Michele Lesbre

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857423733

    In The Red Sofa, we meet Anne, a young woman setting off on the Trans-Siberian Railway in order to find her former lover, Gyl, who left twenty years before. As the train moves across post-Soviet Russia and its devastated landscapes, Anne reflects on…

  • Roissy

    Roissy

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857428790

    Disguised as a passenger, a homeless woman lives in Paris’s Roissy airport until she meets a man who makes her confront her past. Every day the narrator of this gripping novel hurries from one terminal to another in Charles de Gaulle Roissy ai…

  • The Anchor's Long Chain

    The Anchor's Long Chain
    av Yves Bonnefoy

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857423023

    Widely considered the foremost French poet of his generation, Yves Bonnefoy has wowed the literary world for decades with his diffuse volumes. First published in France in 2008, The Anchor's Long Chain is an indispensable addition to his oeuvre. Enr…

  • A Cage in Search of a Bird

    A Cage in Search of a Bird
    av Florence Noiville

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857423757

    Laura Wilmote is a television journalist living in Paris. Her life couldn't be better a stimulating job, a loving boyfriend, interesting friends until her phone rings in the middle of one night. It is C., an old school friend whom Laura recently hel…

  • A Cage in Search of a Bird

    A Cage in Search of a Bird

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857428745

    Now in paperback, A Cage in Search of a Bird is the gripping story of two women caught in the vise of a terrible delusion. Laura Wilmote is a television journalist living in Paris. Her life couldn’t be better—a stimulating job, a loving…

  • The Dancing Other

    The Dancing Other
    av Suzanne Dracius

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857424792

    The Dancing Other takes readers to France and Martinique to reveal the struggles of people who belong both places, but never quite feel at home in either. Suzanne Dracius tells the story of Rehvana, a woman who feels she is too black to fit in when…

  • The Last Days of Mandelstam

    The Last Days of Mandelstam
    av Venus Khoury-Ghata

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857426536

    The year is 1938. The great Russian poet and essayist Osip Mandelstam is forty-seven years old and is dying in a transit camp near Vladivostok after having been arrested by Stalin’s government during the repression of the 1930s and sent into e…

  • The Red Scarf

    The Red Scarf
    av Yves Bonnefoy

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857427380

    In December 2015, six months before his death at the age of 93, Yves Bonnefoy concluded what was to be his last major text in prose, L’écharpe rouge, translated here as The Red Scarf. In this unique book, described by the poet as "an anamnesis…