Published by Galerie Buchholz, Köln, 2023, 307 pages, hardcover with dust jacket (colour & b/w ill.), 20 × 27.5 cm, EnglishPrice: €48 (Temporarily out of stock)
The Books and Life of Raymond Roussel is a biographic and bibliographic study of the French author Raymond Roussel (1877–1933). It was researched and written by the art historian Michael Sanchez. The book takes the form of an inventory of every known state of every edition of Roussel’s lifetime publications. Interwoven into this bibliographic data are texts that analyze the relationship between Roussel’s literary procedures, the material construction of his books, and his life. The book also includes a list of primary and secondary literature related to Roussel.