The Little Black Book of Grisélidis Réal by Jean-Luc Hennig. Recommended by Chris Eng.

The Little Black Book of Grisélidis Réal by Jean-Luc Hennig

Published: October 2009 by SEMIOTEXT(E).

ISBN: 978-1-58435-078-1

The recommend:

Grisélidis Réal was a prostitute (though she preferred the term ‘courtesan’) who saw what she did as compassionate social work and fought unceasingly for sexual freedom and the rights of sex-workers.

Slip this in the stocking of either your favourite activist or person whose world view simply needs a good shaking up.

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About Chris Eng:

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Chris is a freelance writer and editor.

A former long-term columnist for Vice Magazine, he has written for other publications such as This and Punk Planet.

He also served as Editor-in-Chief of Terminal City Weekly and DiSCORDER Magazine. Other projects have included writing scripts for multiple anime series, curating the Terminal City Film Festival and making several zines (back when people did that sort of thing).

He currently works for Sophia Books and has just completed his first novel which he plans to serialize over the internet in the coming year.

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