Lives, in Brief

Saints, angels, Keats, De Quincey, Schwob, and Prince

Lives, in Brief

Three masters of the essay form take on De Quincey, Schwob, Keats, angels, saints, and Prince!

These Possible Lives, Fleur Jaeggy
My Pinup, Hilton Als
Angels & Saints, Eliot Weinberger

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cover image of the book Angels & Saints

A gorgeously illustrated copublication with Christine Burgin by “one of the world’s great essayists” (The New York Times)

cover image of the book My Pinup

Marrying the memoir and essay forms while exploring desire, Prince, and racism, Hilton Als’s My Pinup expands and delivers love

cover image of the book These Possible Lives by Fleur Jaeggy | New Directions

Brief in the way a razor’s slice is brief: remarkable essays by a peerless stylist