10 million copies sold in 50 countries. A hit HBO series. A global literary sensation. Discover the secret to Elena Ferrante and her appeal in new doc “Ferrante Fever”, opening Fri 17 May.
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.
Europa Launches Compass, a New Nonfiction Imprint
Europa Editions has launched Europa Compass, a new nonfiction imprint featuring titles on travel, contemporary culture, popular science, history, philosophy, and politics.
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.
Extravagant, intelligent fantasy which just gets better. In The Missing of Clairdelune, the delightful Ophelia - a reluctant Jane Eyre to her taciturn fiancé Thorn - continues to assert her independence as she negotiates the dangerous political maze of the Arks
— Katherine Langrish, May 20 2019
Hear Our Defeats is not a conventional historical novel, in the sense of trying to recreate the past imaginatively. Rather, it draws on a series of past episodes, from four discrete epochs – deliberately separated in time and place – to convey a message about time, violence...
— The Times Literary Supplement, May 14 2019
If I Had Two Lives is a brilliant debut novel in two parts. Abbigail, like the heroine in the book, was brought up in Vietnam until the age of twelve and then moved to the United States. The first half of the book describes life in Vietnam for our nameless heroine (the book is...
— TripFiction, May 14 2019
On a sunny yet decidedly chilly spring morning, I meet the illustrious French writer Laurent Gaudé in the legendary Paris neighborhood of Montparnasse, long a gathering place for creative titans (think Henry Miller, Pablo Picasso, Gertrude Stein et al). Gaudé arrives at the...
— Lit Hub, May 12 2019
Dabos’s follow-up to A Winter’s Promise finds protagonist Ophelia—a mirror-hopper who can divine objects’ histories via touch—still on an interplanetary shard called the Pole. She is awaiting her arranged marriage to Thorn, after which the couple will inherit each other’s...
— Publishers Weekly, May 12 2019
Some of you may have noticed that I’m attracted to novels about immigrants. The theme has an entry all to itself in my occasional Five Books I’ve Read series. I’ve lived my life in just one country which is perhaps why I’m so curious about how it might feel to leave your...
Agreeably useful reading in any season; as Compagnon quotes from Montaigne’s concluding essay, “Aesop, that great man, saw his master piss as he walked: ‘What then,’ said he, ‘must we drop as we run?’ Let us manage our time; there yet remains a great deal idle and...