Category Archives: Books

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17-plus books for 2017

Dead poets, nude dancers, good bohemians, mystical Symbolists, jaded aristocrats, queer courtiers and blind men at play in a realm of dreams and voodoo

2017-books-preview

17-plus books for 2017

Dead poets, nude dancers, good bohemians, mystical Symbolists, jaded aristocrats, queer courtiers and blind men at play in a realm of dreams and voodoo

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Late entries

A few book titles from late 2016 you may have missed…

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Late entries

A few book titles from late 2016 you may have missed…

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Walking in a Weimar wonderland

Walking in Berlin, Franz Hessel’s classic non-fiction account of the city in the Weimar era, finally available in English

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Walking in a Weimar wonderland

Walking in Berlin, Franz Hessel’s classic non-fiction account of the city in the Weimar era, finally available in English

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A dandy in aspic

Monsieur de Bougrelon covers the waterfront in Jean Lorrain’s singular, intoxicating novella

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A dandy in aspic

Monsieur de Bougrelon covers the waterfront in Jean Lorrain’s singular, intoxicating novella

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Romaine Brooks: A Life

Cassandra Langer discusses her biography of the great 20th century portraitist

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Romaine Brooks: A Life

Cassandra Langer discusses her biography of the great 20th century portraitist

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The King of Failures

Arthur Cravan returns to Berlin

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The King of Failures

Arthur Cravan returns to Berlin

2015 books preview

15 books for 2015

Bricktop, Baron Corvo and Bertolt Brecht join a cast of…oh, about two dozen

2015 books preview

15 books for 2015

Bricktop, Baron Corvo and Bertolt Brecht join a cast of…oh, about two dozen

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Places: Crowley’s Berlin

The Great Beast witnesses the Weimar twilight

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Places: Crowley’s Berlin

The Great Beast witnesses the Weimar twilight

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Pages: The Play of Hadrian VII

Frederick Rolfe and his pontifical delusions

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Pages: The Play of Hadrian VII

Frederick Rolfe and his pontifical delusions

AB preview

AB is back again

The gamut of Anita Berber’s radical choreography in a 12-day programme

AB preview

AB is back again

The gamut of Anita Berber’s radical choreography in a 12-day programme

Ganna preview

Enemy of the average

Gathering strange flowers from Lotusland to Berlin

Ganna preview

Enemy of the average

Gathering strange flowers from Lotusland to Berlin

Sheila preview

Pages: Sheila

“The Australian ingenue who bewitched British society”

Sheila preview

Pages: Sheila

“The Australian ingenue who bewitched British society”

14 books for 2014

Books, books, books – dirty and otherwise

14 books for 2014

Books, books, books – dirty and otherwise

Rolfe preview

Corvo’s cult century

The greatest asshole who ever lived?

Rolfe preview

Corvo’s cult century

The greatest asshole who ever lived?

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The Soldier with No Name

Claude Cahun, on screen and in print

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The Soldier with No Name

Claude Cahun, on screen and in print

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Kubin the writer

The sole literary effort from a master of dark illustrations

Kubin preview

Kubin the writer

The sole literary effort from a master of dark illustrations