"This immensely readable novel is fluent, passionate and emotionally honest. An explosive debut."—The Guardian
The Beach at Night
Accompanied by the oneiric illustrations of Mara Cerri, The Beach at Night is a story for all of Ferrante’s many ardent fans.
Shelter in Place
An Interview with Alexander Maksik
“I have always been drawn to art because it is an utterly lawless world, limited only by a person’s courage and imagination. So what do I shy away from? Cowardice. I revile cowardice in art. I revile the idea that we should be writing benign and careful books." A. Maksik
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Frantumaglia isn’t strictly a book by Elena Ferrante. Frantumaglia isn’t strictly a book at all. It’s a celebration of the life of the novel and a manifesto for the death of the author, told in a collection of interviews, letters from journalists requesting interviews,...
— The Spectator, Dec 1 2016
The complexities of love and marriage have sustained novelists from Jane Austen to Elena Ferrante. What do they tell us?
— The Irish Times, Dec 1 2016
Some of the best books I’ve ever read could be designated ‘gay novels’ and yet it’s a term that raises a lot of questions and one I hesitate to use. It’s something I’ve wanted to examine for a long time, so I am delighted that Saleem Haddad, author of superb debut...
— The Literary Sofa with Isabel Costello, Nov 30 2016
Parisa Reza, The Gardens of ConsolationThis illuminating and lyrical first novel by Iranian-born Reza, translated from the French by Adriana Hunter, won France’s Prix Senghor. Reza follows a young couple as they travel from their ancestral village of Ghamsar to Shemiran on...
— BBC, Nov 30 2016
In these Trumpian times, a powerful and depressing book that has haunted me this year is Alexander Maksik’s Shelter in Place (Europa Editions), a strange, dark and beautiful novel about violence, mental illness and love (...)
— The Guardian, Nov 29 2016
Maggie O'Farrel Frantumaglia (Europa Editions) is an absorbing, tantalising journey into the private world of Elena Ferrante. I was halfway through it when the unconscionable, unforgivable exposure of her identity occurred (and may that man, Claudio Gatti, never know peace...
— The Guardian, Nov 28 2016
My cooking, cleaning and driving hours have been filled with Hillary Huber reading Elena Ferrante’s Naples quartet (trans Ann Goldstein, Europa/Blackstone). Not all writers adapt well to unabridged audiobookery; Ferrante, translated, does.
— The Guardian, Nov 26 2016
The letters and interviews in Elena Ferrante’s Frantumaglia: A Writer’s Journey (trans Ann Goldstein, Europa), reveal all you ever need to know about the author of the Neapolitan Quartet, apart from the trifling matter of her identity.