Books

From being citizens to lovers, the most important things in life can’t be professionalized.

An interview with the late artist on the unique classification system he devised to organize his books

Pierre Klossowski, Malvoisie initiant le jeune Ogier (Malvoisie Initiates Young Ogier), 1987. Courtesy:Cabinet, London


A swathe of exhibitions and a new English translation of La Monnaie vivante, Pierre Klossowski’s erotic theory of economics

Gill-Revue, Le Salon Pour Rire, 1868, lithograph. Courtesy: Chewday’s, London

From why its good to repeat jokes to how to keep it impersonal: what to read about this weekend

Writer Hari Kunzru speaks about his new novel, White Tears, a timely reflection on race, class and cultural appropriation in the US

Emily Witt's latest book offers a new approach to sexology 

Charlie Fox on a new translation of Hervé Guibert's chronicle of love, lust and drug-addled longing

An exclusive excerpt from Charlie Fox's new book, This Young Monster, published today by Fitzcarraldo Editions

From the Jannis Kounellis work that nobody wanted to Andrew Motion's defence of sane poets: what to read this weekend

Author and poet Susan Stewart's new book shows her abiding concern with lyric

Could online communication provide a new model for contemporary writing?

Dan Fox pays tribute to the life and work of a writer, theorist, cultural commentator, and friend, who passed away last week