Happy New Year from Nightboat Books! In 2021, we debuted our subscription program–offering subscribers our complete annual catalog at a 25% discount–and were delighted by the response. For 2022, we’re excited to share that we’ll…

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Red Jordan Arobateau died on Thursday, November 25, in San Francisco. The painter and literary sensation was seventy-eight years old. He left behind an enormous, unparalleled body of work in fiction, erotica, life writing,…

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Nightboat Books mourns the loss of the luminous poet and painter, Etel Adnan, who died on Sunday, November 14th in Paris at the age of ninety-six. Etel was a generous spirit and guide, always interested in the work of younger and emerging poets, and looking to make connections with artists and writers around the world. Born and raised in Beirut, she lived for many years in Sausalito, California, at the foot of Mount Tamalpais, which inspired many of her paintings, and then in her final years, in Paris's Left Bank and the Brittany coast, near her beloved sea. Etel…

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