Novelist, translator, and science writer, John Galbraith Simmons’s fiction titles include The Sharing, Cried the Piper, Lamplighter, and Midnight Walking. His nonfiction works include The Scientific 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential Scientists, Past and Present, and Doctors and Discoveries: Lives That Created Today’s Medicine, and (in collaboration with Justin A. Zivin) tPA for Stroke: The Story of a Controversial Drug. He translated, in collaboration with Jocelyne Barque, Marquis de Sade’s 1795 novel Aline and Valcour and the memoir Outlaw: The Rise & Fall of Rédoine Faïd, forthcoming from Contra Mundum Press.
Sade, Too: A New Moment for a Complex Monster
A newly translated work by the Marquis de Sade has much to say about our power-mad, wealth-saturated times....