Book List in Order:13 titles


  • In these three works of erotic prose Georges Bataille fuses sex and spirituality in a highly personal and philosophical vision of the self. My Mother is a frank and intense depiction of a young man's sexual initiation and corruption by his mother, wh...



  • Told in a series of first-person accounts, L'Abbé C is a startling narrative about the intense and terrifying relationship between twin brothers. Charles is a modern libertine, dedicated to vice and depravity, while Robert is a priest so devout that...


  • Against the backdrop of Facist Europe, the novel's narrator hastens despairingly from city to city in a sexual and mental nightmare - his internal collapse mirroring the fighting on the streets. Will he identify with history's victims or be seduced b...


  • My Mother is a unique bildungsroman of a young man's sexual initiation and corruption by his mother.?Publishers WeeklyMy Mother, Madame Edwarda and The Dead Man comprises three short pieces of erotic prose that fuse elements of sex and spirituality i...


  • Hailed by Martin Heidegger as "one of France's best minds," Georges Bataille has become increasingly recognized and respected in the realm of academic and popular intellectual thought. Although Bataille died in 1962, interest in his life and writings...


  • Georges Bataille presents the case of the most infamous villain of the Middle Ages: Gilles de Rais. Fascinated with the depths of human experience–the meeting points of sexuality, violence, ritual, spirituality, and death–Bataille exami...


  • My Mother is a unique bildungsroman of a young man's sexual initiation and corruption by his mother.?Publishers WeeklyMy Mother, Madame Edwarda and The Dead Man comprises three short pieces of erotic prose that fuse elements of sex and spirituality i...







  • A searing personal record of spiritual and communal crisis, wherein the death of god announces the beginning of friendship.Guilty is a searing personal record of spiritual and communal crisis, wherein the death of god announces the beginning of frien...