At The Existentialist Cafe Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails with Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Martin Heidegger, Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Others


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by Sarah Barewell. Other Press, New York, 2016. First edition, first printing. Hardcover, boards. Octavo. 439pp. Fine in Fine dust jacket.

“At the Existentialist CafĂ© follows the existentialists’ story, from the first rebellious spark through the Second World War, to its role in postwar liberation movements such as anti-colonialism, feminism, and gay rights. Interweaving biography and philosophy, it is the epic account of passionate encounters-