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"After Ferrante" with Rebecca Servadio, Christopher MacLehose, Eva Ferri. "Suburra. When in Rome, do as Netflix does" with Giancarlo De Cataldo.

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The Polari Prize

Saleem Haddad's Guapa (Europa Editions) has been awarded the Polari First Book Prize 2017 for his "intimate and complex" portrait of gay life in the Arab world.

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Europa Editions is dedicated to bridging cultural divides by introducing fresh international voices into the American and British marketplaces. Explore our diverse catalogue by region and take in what the world has to offer.

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The Neapolitan Novels

  • Elena Ferrante

    My Brilliant Friend

    2012, pp. 336, £ 11.99
    A modern masterpiece from one of Italy’s most acclaimed authors, My Brilliant Friend is a rich, intense, and generous-hearted story about...
  • Elena Ferrante

    The Story of a New Name

    2013, pp. 480, £ 11.99
    The Story of a New Name is a sweeping, generous-hearted, and brilliantly realized masterpiece by one of Italy's most important contemporary...
  • Elena Ferrante

    Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay

    2014, pp. 400, £ 11.99
    In this third Neapolitan novel, Elena and Lila, the two girls whom readers first met in My Brilliant Friend, have become women
  • Elena Ferrante

    The Story of the Lost Child

    2015, pp. 464, £ 11.99
    This fourth and final of Elena Ferrante's renowned Neapolitan Novels follows the concluding chapter in the moving and turbulent friendship of Elena...


Recent reviews

  • "A slim, stunning meditation on marriage, fidelity, honesty, and truth."
    — Kirkus Reviews, Nov 14 2017
  • For the Anglophone world, Lagioia is now the Italian author to watch.
    — The Herald, Oct 30 2017
  • One of 2017's best new shows. Mob TV is hard to get right. But when it’s done right, oh boy, it is good. The Sopranos, which ran from 1999-2007, set the benchmark extremely high – with its complex characters, spell-binding performances and divisive ending. Boardwalk...
    — NME, Oct 23 2017
  • Ferocity reads like a meticulously cinematic film-noir thriller, where the lustre of technique and the genuineness of inspiration fuse and are intended to collaborate.
    — Bookanista, Oct 23 2017
  • If you’re searching for something new to read, look no further… Saleem Haddad has been awarded the Polari First Book Prize 2017 for his first novel Guapa, and was handed the honour during a ceremony held at London’s Southbank Centre as part of the London Literature...
    — Gay Times, Oct 17 2017
  • This tale of a family tragedy in Bari is full of bad business and musings on the nature of humanity
    — The Observer, Oct 15 2017
  • A young woman, naked and covered in blood, totters numbly down a night road. A driver spots her in his headlights and swerves. Was he the last to see Clara alive? Did she jump to her death from a parking structure, as stated in the report? Are her rich family trying to hide more...
    — The Spectator, Oct 12 2017
  • Need a gangster fix? We've got you covered. In terms of memorable opening scenes, it's hard to top the image of a priest getting sweaty during a drug-fuelled orgy. Welcome to the world of Suburra, Netflix's new series that's more than capable of filling that Narcos-shaped hole...
    — Joe, Oct 12 2017

World Noir

  • Carlo Bonini, Giancarlo De Cataldo


    2017, pp. 528, £ 13.99
    Fast-paced crime thriller set in Rome: Gomorrah meets House of Cards
  • Maurizio de Giovanni

    Glass Souls. Moths for Commissario Ricciardi

    2017, pp. 416, £ 12.99
    The eighth entry in Maurizio de Giovanni's internationally bestselling Commissario Ricciardi series.
  • Philippe Georget

    Crimes of Winter

    2017, pp. 448, £ 12.99
    Crime, suspense, and marital woes
  • Maurizio de Giovanni

    Darkness for the Bastards of Pizzofalcone

    2016, pp. 320, £ 10.99
    A child is kidnapped. A high-class apartment is burgled. The two crimes seem to have no connection at all until Inspector Lojacono, known as “the...
  • Massimo Carlotto

    For All the Gold in the World

    2016, pp. 192, £ 9.99
    A brand new Carlotto, darker than ever...
  • Maurizio de Giovanni

    The Bastards of Pizzofalcone

    2016, pp. 228, £ 12.99
    A new series of hardboiled crime fiction set in contemporary Naples by the author of the internationally bestselling Commissario Ricciardi series.