Mark Batty Publisher, September 2010
Félix Fénéon's nouvelles en trois lignes were 1,220 brief, grisly news items the author—a Parisian critic and anarchist—wrote in 1906 for the newspaper Le Matin. I illustrated a selection of Fénéon miniatures from the NYRB Classics translation by Luc Sante.
128 illustrated pages.
Shmo salutes the zero-talents,
ignoramuses, and nobodies-in-particular
that history was correct to neglect.
100 illustrated pages.
When Meetup.com’s Darwinists, hypnotists, toy collectors, and Trekkies gathered in locations around New York City, I followed.
A Gothic tale of housekeeping that imagines the reclusive sci-fi writer H.P. Lovecraft at his home, where he vacuums, knits, practices the French horn, and suffers other "cosmic horrors beyond man's power to bear."