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Thank you for reading We Die in Italy and/or Troisième Vague.

We hope you enjoyed your time in Shabby Doll House.

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Oscar d'Artois, proofreading on the Nevers  - Paris train ↑


Lucy and Sarah Jean having an editorial meeting in

Charité-sur-Loire ↓

We Die in Italy

Reading List

Journey by Moonlight by Antal Szerb

The Third Tower by Antal Szerb

The City and the House by Natalia Ginzburg

The Little Virtues by Natalia Ginzburg

The Passion of Artemisia by Susan Vreeland

Hera Lindsay Bird by Hera Lindsay Bird

49 Venezuelan Novels by Sebastian Castillo

What Are You Going Through by Sigrid Nunez

84 Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff

The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim

My Family and Other Animals by Gregory Durrell

Teaching ourselves how to format books in Paris  ↓

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↑  This was the day we got our first proof copies!

Troisième Vague Playlist 


Troisième Vague

Reading List:


The Freezer Door by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore

A Woman’s Story by Annie Ernaux

Postcolonial Love Poem by Natalie Diaz

The Years by Annie Ernaux

Tribe by Sebastian Junger

The Sluts by Dennis Cooper

Swann’s Way by Marcel Proust

The Descent of Alette by Alice Notley

How To Wash A Heart by Bhanu Kapil

Minor Characters by Joyce Johnson

Your Name Here by John Ashbery

Hard Summer by Francisca Matos

Not I by Sebastian Castillo

Things to Make and Break by May-Lan Tan

That Ex by Rachelle Toarmino

Takahē by Stacey Teague

Honest Days by Matthew Bookin

Teen Surf Goth by Oscar d’Artois

The Moan Wilds by Caroline Rayner

WILDLIVES by Sarah Jean Alexander

LOUD IDIOTS by Sarah Jean Alexander

WE DIE IN ITALY by Sarah Jean Alexander


This was when we got our real books for the first time and walked to the East River and sat under the Manhattan Bridge and shared a beer and tried to take photos in the wind, the day before our launch party 

We Die in Italy Playlist


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Here's a conversation between us at the Triangle House Review


Here is an interview we did at Nomadic 

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← Jessie's homework

An early cover design 

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← Grandma's second dose

Flowers pour les jeunes 

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BE ZEN AND RELAXED in all caps, lol 

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We Die in Italy Moodboard

← food  

↓ art →

← Italy

↓ home

 big whoops

Our Brooklyn Rooftop-Reading-Book-Launch-Party

October 1st, 2021, Greenpoint

photo: Niki Schur Narula ↓

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← photos: Erica Fkiaras ↕

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↑ flyer

photos: Michael Inscoe  ↓→

Above the Clouds
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We completed a virtual world tour!

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