Paris 60 Reissued

My novel Paris 60 has been reissued by the Journal of Experimental Fiction (JEF), with a new cover by artist Norman Conquest.  It’s now available on Amazon and at SPD Books. Paris 60 Blurb: The 60 entries that constitute Paris 60 were recorded during Harold Jaffe’s Spring 2008 Paris visit to greet the translation into […]

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France, accepted

My 1983 novel Dos Indios will be published in France in Fall 2013 by 13e Note Editions (Paris). in 2008, Sex for the Millennium and 15 Serial Killers were published in France by Editions Cambourakis (Paris).

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Auschwitz Crumbling

OSWIECIM, Poland – As they do on every anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz by Soviet troops, witnesses to the Holocaust will gather Sunday, older, frailer, fewer than the year before. After 68 years, the camp itself is showing its age under the pressures of time and tourism. With a budget underwritten by the state […]

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Butcher Love

What follows is an excerpt from a work in progress, called “Orlando.” Enjoy.* * Please leave comments and responses, and – if so inclined – share with other fiction readers. Butcher Love Slaughtered stock animals hang from their hooves. The SM dungeon club in the meat district on Gansevoort in Greenwich Village north is nouveau-chic. […]

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Orlando

What follows is an excerpt from a work in progress, called “Orlando.” It  is the title narrative of a collection of fiction and docufiction. Enjoy.* * Please leave comments and responses, and – if so inclined – share with other fiction readers. THE PLAYERS Orlando: Performer terrorist Trieste: Performer terrorist / Disciple of Orlando Catalan Carlos: […]

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Real Time / Virtual: A Dialogue

between Harold Jaffe and Gary Lain Gary Lain: There is a line of theoretical inquiry, beginning with Debord in the 1960’s, further developed by Baudrillard, and then more recently in Virilio, addressing the degradation of the actual (or, for our purposes, the degradation of real time) in the service of the virtual. Whether viewed in […]

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