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Négar Djavadi

Disoriental Shortlisted for the Warwick Prize for Women in Translation

Négar Djavadi's Disoriental has been shortlisted for the Warwick Prize for Women in Translation 2019.

Audrey Schulman

Theory of Bastards is the winner of the 2019 Philip k. Dick Award

Audrey Schulman's Theory of Bastards is the winner of the 2019 Philip K. Dick Award! The award is presented annually for distinguished science fiction published in paperback in the United States, and is sponsored by the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society.

«For explorers of the world»


Europa Editions and Iperborea will co-publish THE PASSENGER, one of the most successful publishing projects in recent years, dedicated to telling the story of a country or city and its people.

Now in B-format paperback

Authors by region

Across the Globe

Discover Europa’s titles & authors by continent

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, £ 12.99
    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, £ 12.99
    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, £ 12.99
    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, £ 12.99
    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

  • Although the page facing the title of Azar’s first novel to be translated into English clearly states, “Translated from the Farsi,” the linguistic enabler remains anonymous; the publisher’s official line is, “the translator of this book has asked not to be named out...
    — Booklist, Nov 15 2019
  • “This engrossing, beautifully written book about finding a way forward is not just a remarkable document but an inspiration to others in quite different plights. Nothing else has touched me in quite the same way this year.”
    — Evening Standard, Nov 14 2019
  • “The irruption of naked violence isolates a person from the world and it isolate others from the person who is subjected to it in any case it isolated me…” Disturbance is Philippe Lançon’s powerful memoir of the long road to healing after being caught up in the...
    — NB Magazine, Nov 13 2019
  • "A gripping, deeply moving coming-of-age novel; immensely readable, beautifully written, and highly recommended." In this slim novel by award-winning Italian author Di Pietrantonio, her first translated into English, a 13-year-old girl raised by distant relatives as their...
    — Kirkus Review, Nov 13 2019
  • “(...) The second book is Disturbance: Surviving Charlie Hebdo (Europa Editions) by Philippe Lançon, who survived, with life-changing injuries, the infamous massacre on 7 January 2015. This is not a book about such politics, but about “recovery” – if such a thing...
    — The New Statesman, Nov 12 2019
  • A Girl Returned is a thought provoking and sensitive book. It is also beautifully translated by Ann Goldstein (Elena Ferrante’s translator…). A 13 year old (nameless) girl is suddenly uprooted from her house and family on the coast and transported to a poor village...
    — Trip Fiction, Nov 12 2019
  • The premise of this book is that Michel de Montaigne’s wisdom can help us live well by helping us understand what is most important in life. In short chapters written over a summer, Antoine Compagnon takes us through some of Montaigne’s most important ideas and offers an...
    — Bookriot, Nov 11 2019
  • “Lançon’s memoir, subtly translated by Steven Rendall, gives an uneasy feeling of voyeurism at times, such as when he depicts his surroundings once silence fell on the murder scene — the open skull of his friend lying nearby; the discovery of his own injuries; shreds of...
    — The FT, Nov 11 2019

World Noir

  • Maurizio de Giovanni

    Cold for the Bastards of Pizzofalcone

    2019, pp. 320, £ 13.99
    Cold winds, political hijinks, and murder on the streets of Naples
  • Alex Beer

    The Second Rider

    2018, pp. 336, £ 12.99
    First in historical crime series by “the new star of Austrian crime fiction.”—( Kronen Zeitung)
  • Carlo Bonini, Giancarlo De Cataldo

    The Night of Rome

    2018, pp. 320, £ 12.99
    In the night of Rome, nothing is what it seems
  • Jean-Claude Izzo


    2018, pp. 256, £ 11.99
    Book two in the Marseilles trilogy. His cousin's disappearance drags Montale back onto the mean streets of a violent, crime-infested Marseilles.
  • Maurizio de Giovanni

    Nameless Serenade. Nocturne for Commissario Ricciardi

    2018, pp. 416, £ 12.99
    A long, rainy, deadly Autumn in Naples.
  • Jean-Claude Izzo

    Total Chaos

    2018, pp. 256, £ 11.99
    In Jean-Claude Izzo’s “Mediterranean noir” mysteries, the city of Marseilles is explosive, breathtakingly beautiful, and deadly.