Includes list of Evergreen Books printed on the inside front and back covers.
Contents : Part I: Must we burn Sade? / by Simone de Beauvoir / translated by Annette Michelson [p. 9-82] -- Part II: Selections from the writings of the Marquis de Sade / chosen and translated by Paul Dinnage [p. 83-205] -- Part III: Chronology and bibliography / compiled by Paul Dinnage [p. 207-236].
de Beauvoir's essay originally published in France as "Faut-il brûler Sade?" in Les Tempes Moderns, December 1951 and January, 1952.
The "Pensée" was published in "Le Marquis de Sade" by Maurice Heine (Paris: Éditions Guimard, 1950) and "The Letter to Madame de Sade" was published in "L'aigle, Mademoiselle..." edited by Gilbert Lely (Paris: Éditions George Artigues, 1949)