Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Wakefield Press

Marcel Schwob's The Book of Monelle, one of my fondest books, is available from Wakefield Press:




Other titles in their catalogue, by series:

Imagining Science
Pataphysical Essays, by René Daumal

The Library of Cruelty
The Conductor & Other Tales, by Jean Ferry (forthcoming)
The High Life, by Jean-Pierre Martinet
Lesabendio: An Asteroid Novel, by Paul Scheerbart
The Book of Monelle, by Marcel Schwob

Wakefield Handbooks
Treatise on Elegant Living, by Honoré de Balzac
A Handbook for the Perfect Adventurer, by Pierre Mac Orlan (forthcoming)

Death to Art and Other Writings, by Vasilisk Gnedov
Pybrac, by Pierre Louÿs

These small, affordable books are indeed elegantly designed.