A Surrealist library.
2. The Trumpets of Jericho, by Unica Zürn
3. The Arthritic Grasshopper: Collected Stories, 1934–1944, by Gisèle Prassinos
4. Letters, Dreams & Other Writings, by Remedios Varo
5. The Subversion of Images, by Paul Nougé
6. Rogomelec, by Leonor Fini
Fantastical architecture, imaginary urbanism, and hallucinatory dwellings.
3. The Cathedral of Mist, by Paul Willems
4. The Stairway to the Sun & Dance of the Comets, by Paul Scheerbart
5. District, by Tony Duvert
6. The Construction of the Tower of Babel, by Juan Benet
Outsider science, extreme empiricism, aberrant experiments, and imaginary speculations—literary explorations in fictional science.
2. The Perpetual Motion Machine: The Story of an Invention, by Paul Scheerbart
3. The Hierarchies of Cuckoldry and Bankruptcy, by Charles Fourier
4. Pataphysical Essays, by René Daumal
5. The Pig: In Poetic, Mythological, and Moral-Historical Perspective, by Oskar Panizza
6. The Table, by Francis Ponge
7. New Inventions and Latest Innovations, by Gaston de Pawlowski
The Library of Cruelty
Tales of love, crime, war, and madness, from the surreal to the sarcastic.
2. The Book of Monelle, by Marcel Schwob
4. The Creator, by Mynona
5. A Dilemma, by Joris-Karl Huysmans
6. Disagreeable Tales, by Léon Bloy
7. Murder Most Serene, by Gabrielle Wittkop
8. A Terrace in Rome, by Pascal Quignard
9. Sweating Blood, by Léon Bloy
11. The King in the Golden Mask, by Marcel Schwob
13. Hashish, by Oscar A. H. Schmitz
14. The Children’s Crusade, by Marcel Schwob
16. Samalio Pardulus, by Otto Julius Bierbaum
17. A Death: Notes of a Suicide, by Zalman Shneour
The Margins of Dada
1. Flametti, or The Dandyism of the Poor, by Hugo Ball
2. The Emperor of China, The Mute Canary & The Executioner of Peru, by Georges Ribemont-Dessaignes
3. The Unruly Bridal Bed and Other Grotesques, by Mynona
5. At the Blue Monkey: 33 Outlandish Stories, by Walter Serner
The School of the Strange
Belgian and French tales of the weird.
2. Whiskey Tales, by Jean Ray
3. Cruise of Shadows: Haunted Stories of Land and Sea, by Jean Ray
4. Waystations of the Deep Night, by Marcel Brion
5. The Great Nocturnal: Tales of Dread, by Jean Ray
6. Circles of Dread, by Jean Ray
Verse, from the adverse to the perverse.
2. The Massacre of the Innocents, by Giambattista Marino
3. Life in the Folds, by Henri Michaux
4. The Thief of Talant, by Pierre Reverdy
5. Wishes, by Georges Perec
6. Curl, by T. O. Bobe
Rogues galleries, role calls, personnel files, and eccentric rosters.
2. Odd Jobs, by Tony Duvert
3. Imaginary Lives, by Marcel Schwob
5. Brief Lives of Idiots, by Ermanno Cavazonni
The how-to manual reimagined: guidebooks on a variety of satirical, parodic, and quixotic subjects.
2. The Young Girl's Handbook of Good Manners for Use in Educational Establishments, by Pierre Louÿs
3. A Handbook for the Perfect Adventurer, by Pierre Mac Orlan
4. The Physiology of the Employee, by Honoré de Balzac
5. Treatise on Mondern Stimulants, by Honoré de Balzac
6. A Short Treatise Inviting the Reader to Discover the Subtle Art of Go, by Pierre Lusson, Georges Perec, and Jacques Roubaud