As the press imprint of the Brooklyn Rail, Rail Editions publishes books of poetry, experimental fiction, prose meditation, artists’ writings, art and literary criticism, and works in translation.
|Swept Up By Art by Irving Sandler||"Soon after the first memoir appeared, Chuck Close asked how the follow-up was coming along. I said I wasn’t writing one. He said, 'You haven’t really dealt with your last four decades in the art world . . . Write it.'”||$35+|
|Cephalonia by Luigi Ballerini||A narrative poem in the form of a two-voiced monologue, Cephalonia is a fragmented epic, contextualizing the massacre of Italian soldiers perpetrated by German troops in the days following the armistice, signed between Italy and the Allied Forces on September 8, 1943.||$20|
|Oh! Sandy: A Remembrance||Commissioned in the wake of Superstorm Hurricane Sandy, nineteen New York-based poets write of the destructive and regenerative experience of the Storm.||$15|
|Texts on (Texts on) Art by Joseph Masheck||Art historian Joseph Masheck’s essays on the interplay of texts and art, texts and texts, and art and art.||$14|
|On Ron Gorchov, ed. Phong Bui||"There is something logical and unexpected about Gorchov's work. It fits in, but it stands apart. It resists all our attempts to encapsulate it, make it become manageable in language."||$24.95|
|The Brooklyn Rail Fiction Anthology 2 ed. Donald Breckenridge||“A dusty-fingered, crypt-cracking dossier of stories that conjure laughter, fear, and awe.” –VOL 1. Brooklyn||$17.99|
|Pieces of a Decade, eds. Theodore Hamm and Williams Cole||“If you have balls, you’ll buy this book. And if you don’t have balls, you’re still welcome to purchase it.”||$20|