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Cold Nights of Childhood

Tezer Özlü

A lyrical autofictional account of the author's fight to survive depression and carve out her own path in 1950s and 60s Istanbul

Haruko/Love Poems

June Jordan

Searingly beautiful poems about compassion, resistance and desire by an iconic Black American activist and writer

The Impostor

Silvina Ocampo

Fantastical, unnerving short stories from a Surrealist master of the form


Nella Larsen

A classic of the Harlem Renaissance reissued to coincide with the major Netflix adaptation of Passing (2021)

To the Friend Who Did Not Save My Life

Hervé Guibert

The cult classic that describes with devastating, darkly comic clarity the experience of living with and dying from AIDS

City of Night

John Rechy

The taboo-busting 1960s classic that gave voice to a hidden subculture

Man Enough to Be a Woman

Jayne County

The true story of trans punk performance art sensation Jayne County's wild and daring life

And the Band Played On

Randy Shilts

A masterpiece of investigative reporting on the AIDS crisis in the USA


Knut Hamsun

Serpent's Tail Classics edition of a wild masterpiece by a Nobel prize winner championed by influential writers such as Karl Ove Knausgaard and D…

Devil in a Blue Dress

Walter Mosley

The bestselling, award-winning first novel by the internationally acclaimed crime writer Walter Mosley introduces his most famous character – Easy Raw…

Selected Poems

Langston Hughes

Classics edition with new introduction by Kayo Chingonyi of the essential poems of 'the poet laureate of black America' New Yorker.

They Shoot Horses, Don't They?

Horace McCoy

Cult American noir now a Serpent's Tail Classic

Eat My Heart Out

Zoe Pilger

Zoe Pilger's wildly funny debut novel, reissued as a Serpent's Tail Classic

Jakob von Gunten

Robert Walser

Robert Walser's great masterpiece, reissued with a foreword by J. M. Coetzee

The Warriors

Sol Yurick

The extraordinary novel that became the legendary cult movie

Address Unknown

Kathrine Kressmann Taylor

The enduring classic of a friendship torn apart by Nazism

Memoirs of an Ex-Prom Queen

Alix Kates Shulman

The cult classic that defined a generation – over a million copies sold

Ocean of Sound

David Toop

The classic account of ambient music, with a new foreword by Michel Faber

Red Riding Nineteen Eighty

David Peace

Volume three in David Peace's newly reissued crime masterpiece The Red Riding Quartet

Red Riding Nineteen Eighty Three

David Peace

Volume four in David Peace's newly reissued crime masterpiece The Red Riding Quartet

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