Category Archives: Books

Secret Satan, 2021 part 2

Dreaming rebels, dames and showgirls, emphatic queers and seekers of the Elysian Fields

Secret Satan, 2021 part 2

Dreaming rebels, dames and showgirls, emphatic queers and seekers of the Elysian Fields

Secret Satan, 2021 part 1

From Romanian avant-garde Elvis to all the Swedish anarchist Sufi Post-Impressionsists you can imagine

Secret Satan, 2021 part 1

From Romanian avant-garde Elvis to all the Swedish anarchist Sufi Post-Impressionsists you can imagine

Papa Hamlet preview

Introducing Papa Hamlet

My latest translation for Rixdorf Editions, in case you’ve been wondering why things have been quiet around here …

Papa Hamlet preview

Introducing Papa Hamlet

My latest translation for Rixdorf Editions, in case you’ve been wondering why things have been quiet around here …

Summer* reading list

A selection of beach reads – only some of them ironically so!

Summer* reading list

A selection of beach reads – only some of them ironically so!

21 books for 2021

A selection of works with which to while away your second or third lockdown.

21 books for 2021

A selection of works with which to while away your second or third lockdown.

Secret Satan, 2020

Books to remember from a year you probably want to forget

Secret Satan, 2020

Books to remember from a year you probably want to forget

Distraction

Reading time on your (clean) hands?

Distraction

Reading time on your (clean) hands?

20 books for 2020

In which we visit Rogomelec and Sealand, the castle of truth and a fern-loved gully

20 books for 2020

In which we visit Rogomelec and Sealand, the castle of truth and a fern-loved gully

Secret Satan, 2019 translation edition

“We are both monarch and victim in a gothic simulation illuminated by sombre flashes of sardonic rhetoric.” Which is nice.

Secret Satan, 2019 translation edition

“We are both monarch and victim in a gothic simulation illuminated by sombre flashes of sardonic rhetoric.” Which is nice.

Secret Satan, 2019

From clean-lined architects to Dirty Helen Cromwell the potty-mouthed barkeep – let us join hands and make contact with the fabulous.

Secret Satan, 2019

From clean-lined architects to Dirty Helen Cromwell the potty-mouthed barkeep – let us join hands and make contact with the fabulous.

The Son of Lîlame preview

The Son of Lîlame

The latest Rixdorf Editions title is out, but you can’t buy it. Ever. But you can get it for free!

The Son of Lîlame preview

The Son of Lîlame

The latest Rixdorf Editions title is out, but you can’t buy it. Ever. But you can get it for free!

Viol d’amor

Happy birthday Count Eric Stenbock

Viol d’amor

Happy birthday Count Eric Stenbock

19 books for 2019

Who needs this many books? You do. YOU need this many books.

19 books for 2019

Who needs this many books? You do. YOU need this many books.

Secret Satan, 2018

Your essential Christmas book list – it’s naughty, it’s nice. Mostly naughty if we’re honest.

Secret Satan, 2018

Your essential Christmas book list – it’s naughty, it’s nice. Mostly naughty if we’re honest.

Adrift

Ironfoot Jack, Umm Kulthum, Jack Parsons, Harry Crosby… it’s a Strange Flowers Film Festival!

Adrift

Ironfoot Jack, Umm Kulthum, Jack Parsons, Harry Crosby… it’s a Strange Flowers Film Festival!

Beyond the veil

‘Take this white rose – it will redden when I return and then you will be my bride.’ Two excerpts from Death and companion piece Prose Poems, by German author Anna Croissant-Rust

Beyond the veil

‘Take this white rose – it will redden when I return and then you will be my bride.’ Two excerpts from Death and companion piece Prose Poems, by German author Anna Croissant-Rust

18 books for 2018

Three Marcels, two Nutters and a Sissi: imaginary lives and lives beyond imagining.

18 books for 2018

Three Marcels, two Nutters and a Sissi: imaginary lives and lives beyond imagining.

Light in the darkness

Decad of Intelligence, a newly rediscovered work by Ithell Colquhoun

Light in the darkness

Decad of Intelligence, a newly rediscovered work by Ithell Colquhoun

Beware the polished little man

“He was absolutely unbearable. Perhaps this was precisely what attracted us.”

Beware the polished little man

“He was absolutely unbearable. Perhaps this was precisely what attracted us.”