Mygale
Mygale
City Lights Noir
Translated by Donald Nicholson-Smith


Donald Nicholson-Smith

Donald Nicholson-Smith has translated many works of fiction and nonfiction from the French, including The Society of the Spectacle by Guy Debord, The Production of Space by Henri Lefebvre, The Revolution of Everyday Life by Raoul Vaneigem, and Three to Kill by Jean-Patrick Manchette.

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Fatale
Jean-Patrick Manchette
Aimée Joubert, the central character in Fatale, is a matter-of-fact businesswoman killer. In only his third novel translated into Englisg (the two others published by City Lights), Manchette delivers a terse, immediate tale where Aimée deals the...



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Three To Kill
City Lights Noir
Jean-Patrick Manchette
Businessman Georges Gerfaut witnesses a murder-and is pursued by the killers. His conventional life knocked off the rails, Gerfaut turns the tables and sets out to track down his pursuers. Along the way, he learns a thing or two about himself......



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The Tribe
Contributions to the History of the Situationist International and Its Time
Jean-Michel Mension
Between 1952 and 1954, Jean-Michel Mension haunted Saint-Germain-des-Pres as a member of the legendary Letterist International, direct progenitor of the Situationist International. In a series of conversations, Mension recounts this very particular...