Distant Stars - Badger Books Catalogue

About this catalogue

The single copies, pairs and short runs of authors from the darker corners of secondhand and rare bookshops, often bundled together as the neglected, overlooked and underrated; in fact: the long deceased whose works continue to appear – Djuna Barnes, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Frederick Rolfe; whole worlds of black and white – John Deakin, Lee Friedlander, E.J. Bellocq, C.R.W. Nevinson; strangled by genre prejudice – David Stacton, Mary Renault, Derek Raymond, James Crumley, Nicolas Freeling; classification resistors – Gilbert Adair, James Hamilton-Paterson, John Berger, Penelope Fitzgerald; misshelved pseudonyms – Barbara Hooton, Chris Hunt, Claire Morgan; moonlighters – Daniel Fuchs, Mollie Panter-Downes, Sam Shepard, Adam Gopnik; expatriates – Julian Gloag, Gavin Lambert, Harry Mathews; the two World War volumes of A Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight and, yes, the genuinely, unfairly neglected – Charles Macomb Flandrau, Brocard Sewell, Robert Harbison and A.L. Barker.