"Absolutely gripping from start to finish… a really stunning book."—Victoria Hislop
The Polari Prize
Guapa by Saleem Haddad has been included in the Polari First Book Prize longlist. Shortlist announced on 31st July 2017.
HBO joins Rai to coproduce the tv series based on Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan Quartet
HBO and Italian state broadcaster Rai have teamed up on “My Brilliant Friend,” the hotly anticipated drama series based on the first of four “Neapolitan Novels” written by Italian author Elena Ferrante, whose books have legions of fervent fans around the world.
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Italy Devotees of Elena Ferrante, author of the bestselling novels of female friendship in post-war Naples, have readily accepted her argument that she writes under a pseudonym because it’s essential to her work. They were outraged when a journalist claimed last autumn...
— The Telegraph, Jul 20 2017
Just when you might think Maurizio de Giovanni’s Neapolitan mystery series cannot get much better, he outdoes himself, building on everything he has been doing in the past seven novels in this series and creating this one, his best so far.
— Seeing the World through Books, Jul 18 2017
Starnone captures and dissects a vast array of concerns in a slim volume, neatly structured and tightly plotted, yet at the same time open-ended, without definitive answers or solutions.
— Asymptote, Jul 18 2017
Set in Bosnia in 1995, at the height of the country’s civil war, this taut thriller is distinguished by its literary polish and moral heft. Its plot follows the efforts of five French nationals to deliver humanitarian aid to the war-torn country in a two-truck convoy: Maud...
— Publishers Weekly, Jul 18 2017
Alacquered blue cube and a cat named Labes: these nonhuman characters shed unforgiving light on human frailty in the wrenching new novel by Italian writer Domenico Starnone, Ties, scrupulously translated by Jhumpa Lahiri. Between the controlled geometry of a modernist art object...
— Public Books, Jul 16 2017
Acevedo’s third novel is a retelling of the life of the Spanish princess Eulalia, born four years before the revolution that removed her mother, Queen Isabella II, from the Spanish throne. After an upbringing in the Spanish court and in exile, Eulalia traveled first to Cuba...