Tuesday, October 12, 2010

New at Bridge Street: Brathwaite, Cage, O'Hara Now, Olson, Perec, Poets on Teaching, Retallack, Scalapino, &&&

We're re-beginning our regular email updates. Thanks for your independent support of a fine independent bookstore, independently. Ordering and discount information at the end of this post.

CORRESPONDENCE, Ingeborg Bachmann & Paul Celan, trans Wieland Hoban, Seagull Books, cloth 376 pgs, $24.95. "I send you many many ardent good thoughts!"

THE COMMUNIST HYPOTHESIS, Alain Badiou, Verso, 280 pgs, $19. "That is what gave the revolt its particular flavour."

ELEGGUAS, Kamau Brathwaite, Wesleyan, cloth 128 pgs, $22.95. "& look / the old man's alligator hands are young"

EVERY DAY IS A GOOD DAY: THE VISUAL ART OF JOHN CAGE, Hayward Publishing, 160 pgs color throughout, $30. Introduction by Roger Malbert, essays by Jeremy Millar, Irving Sandler, Helen Luckett, and Lauren A. Wright. Interviews with Kathan Brown, Ray Kass, Laura Kuhn, and Julie Lazar.

GILLES DELEUZE & FELIX GUATTARI: INTERSECTING LIVES, FRANCOIS DOSSE, COLUMBIA, cloth 654 pgs, $37.50. A very well-written dual-biography. Dosse authored the two volume History of Structuralism published in the nineties.

CHARLIE CHAN: THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE HONORABLE DETECTIVE AND HIS RENDEVOUS WITH AMERICAN HISTORY, Yunte Huang, Norton, cloth 360 pgs, $26.95.

JACK KEROUAC AND ALLEN GINSBERG: THE LETTERS, Ed. Bill Morgan and David Stanford, VIiking, cloth 500 pgs, $35.00. "All day yesterday I was wearing a hat that wasn't on my head (tell that to Creeley)."

ALFRED JARRY, Jill Fell, Reaktion (Critical Lives), 220 pgs, $16.95. "The various English translations, 'Shittrr!' 'Pschitt!' 'Shite' or 'Crrap' do not have quite the same resonance."

FRANK O'HARA NOW: NEW ESSAYS ON THE NEW YORK POET, ed Robert Hampson and Will Montgomery, Liverpool, 258 pgs, $29.95. Contrinutors: Geoff Ward, Lytle Shaw, Rod Mengham, Andrea Brady, David Herd, Tadeusz Pióro, John Wilkinson, Keston Sutherland, Richard Deming, Josh Robinson, Daniel Kane, Redell Olsen, Will Montgomery, Brian Reed, and Nick Selby.

MUTHOLOGOS: LECTURES AND INTERVIEWS, Charles Olson, ed Ralph Maud, Talonbooks, 496 pgs, $39.95. Revised and substantially expanded from the Butterick edition of thirty years ago. Additions include "Duende, Muse, and Angel," "At Goddard College, April 1962," and a second "On Black Mountain."

AN ATTEMPT AT EXHAUSTING A PLACE IN PARIS, Georges Perec, trans Marc Lowenthal, Wakefield Press, 55 pgs, $12.95. "Pause."

ABSOLUTE BOB, Anne Portugal, trans Jennifer Moxley, Burning Deck, 120 pgs, $14.
"easy does it the tight map/ of thorax resin memo/ stresses the rough-sketch"

PROCEDURAL ELEGIES/WESTERN CIV CONT'D/, Joan Retallack, Roof, 120 pgs, $14.95. "To draw an analogy at this point would be obscene"

TO SEE THE EARTH BEFORE THE END OF THE WORLD, Ed Roberson, Wesleyan, cloth 160 pgs, $22.95. "It is built for a connection I am not"

FLOATS HORSE-FLOATS OR HORSE-FLOWS, Leslie Scalapino, Starcherone Books, 168 pgs, $18. "Globate roses bob in the sea of rain on boughs."

THE DIHEDRONS GAZEELE-DIHEDRALS ZOOM, Leslie Scalapino, Post-Apollo, 168 pgs, $29. "Have thought if you like. They seem to say. When/if you see their redescription. But it won't be."

ONE LAST DITCH, Erik JM Schneider, Atelos, 142pgs, $13.50. "how'd it get to be five."

KURT SCHWITTERS: COLOR AND COLLAGE, ed Isabel Schulz, Menil/Yale, cloth 1278 pgs color throughout, $50.

HANK, Abraham Smith, Action, 132 pgs, $16. "i alone understand hank see"

POETS ON TEACHING: A SOURCEBOOK, ed Joshua Marie Wilkinson, Iowa, 324 pgs, $29.95. Contributors: Kazim Ali, Rae Armantrout, Hadara Bar-Nadav, Dan Beachy-Quick, Bruce Beasley, Claire Becker, Jaswinder Bolina, Jenny Boully, Joel Brouwer, Lily Brown, Laynie Browne, Stephen Burt, Julie Carr, Joshua Clover, Matthew Cooperman, Oliver de la Paz, Linh Dinh, Ben Doller, Sandra Doller, Julie Doxsee, Lisa Fishman, Graham Foust, John Gallaher, Forrest Gander, C. S. Giscombe, Peter Gizzi, Lara Glenum, Kenneth Goldsmith, Johannes Göransson, Noah Eli Gordon, Arielle Greenberg, Richard Greenfield, Sarah Gridley, Anthony Hawley, Terrance Hayes, Eric Hayot, Brian Henry, Brenda Hillman, Jen Hofer, Paul Hoover, Christine Hume, Brenda Iijima, Lisa Jarnot,&&&.

Recent Bestsellers:

REASON AND OTHER WOMEN, Alice Notley, 192 pgs, Chax, $21.
R'S BOAT, Lisa Robertson, U Cal, $19.95.
ALL THE WHISKEY IN HEAVEN: SELECTED POEMS, Charles Bernstein, FSG, cloth $26. (signed copies)
BLIND WITNESS: THREE AMERICAN OPERAS, Charles Bernstein, Factory School, $16.
INFERNO (A Poet's Novel), Eileen Myles, OR Books, $16. (signed copies)
AIN'T GOT ALL NIGHT, Buck Downs, $14.95. (signed copies)
WINTER SUN: NOTES ON A VOCATION, Fanny Howe, Graywolf, $15. (signed copies)
SEVEN CONTROLLED VOCABULARIES AND OBITUARY 2004. THE JOY OF COOKING, Tan Lin, Wesleyan, $22.95.
MY NEW JOB, Catherine Wagner, Fence, $16.
A TONALIST, Laura Moriarty, NightBoat, $14.95.
DEAD AHEAD, Ben Doller, Fence, $16.
CHORA, Sandra Doller, Ahsata, $17.50.
THE SORE THROAT & OTHER POEMS, Aaron Kunin, Fence, $16.
THE MEANING OF SARKOZY, Alain Badiou, Verso, $16.95.
HOPES AND PROSPECTS. Noam Chomsky, Haymarket, $16.
CONTRADICTA APHORISMS, Nick Piombino, Green Integer, $12.95.
THE FRONT, K. Silem Mohammad, Roof, $13.95.
1989: BOB DYLAN DIDN'T HAVE THIS TO SING ABOUT, Joshua Clover, U Cal, $16.95.
A COMMUNITY WRITING ITSELF: CONVERSATIONS WITH VANGUARD WRITERS OF THE BAY AREA, ed Sarah Rosenthal, Dalkey Archive, $29.95.
RAGE AND TIME, Peter Sloterdijk, Columbia, cloth $34.50.

UPCOMING BRIDGE STREET READINGS:

Thur. 11/11, 8 pm
Tom Raworth & Steve Zultanski

Sun. 11/21, 7 pm
Cole Swensen & Sarah Riggs

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