Rail Editions

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.

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Selected Poems by Florbela Espanca
The first collection of the Portuguese modernist poet Florbela Espanca to appear in English $15
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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
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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+
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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
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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
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The Brooklyn Rail Fiction Anthology 2 “A dusty-fingered, crypt-cracking dossier of stories that conjure laughter, fear, and awe.” –VOL 1. Brooklyn $17.99
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Pieces of a Decade: Brooklyn Rail Nonfiction 2000-2010 "What the hell is the Brooklyn Rail?"

—Basketball legend (and Williamsburg native) Arnold "Red" Auerbach
$20
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On Ron Gorchov "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
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