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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.

Elena Ferrante

My Brilliant Friend at the National Theatre

My Brilliant Friend is playing at the National Theatre from 12 November. Watch the trailer and the backstage video.

«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.

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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, £ 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

  • A woman basks in the summer light, her head cocked lazily against a chair. Next to her sits a man, a rifle in his hand, his teeth bared in an affectionate grin. This is Barcelona in 1936, and the pair are republican fighters in the Spanish civil war. The picture was taken by...
    — The Guardian, Nov 23 2019
  • (...) Meanwhile, Mahir Guven’s masterpiece of a first novel, Grand frère, has just been published as Older Brother in the US. It is a meticulously plotted, funny and tragic story of an Uber driver in a Paris banlieue whose younger brother, a talented theatre nurse at a city...
    — The Guardian, Nov 23 2019
  • “A memoir of unusual depth and perspicacity… Lançon transforms base reportage and memoir into a rarefied form of art that at times feels more like poetry, even music, than prose.”
    — The Irish Independent, Nov 23 2019
  • “Disturbance is a hard book, but with no unusual bitterness or false simplicities. More than an account of a semi-recovery, it is also a magnificent tribute. Not just to Lançon’s murdered journalistic colleagues, but to the whole threatened tribe.”
    — The Spectator, Nov 23 2019
  • Two memoirs touched me too: [...] Disturbance: Surviving Charlie Hebdo by Philippe Lançon, translated by Steven Rendall (Europa Editions, £14.99).
    — Evening Standard, Nov 22 2019
  • A well-off Italian teenager learns the difference between the haves and have-nots when she is dropped at the crowded apartment of the birth family she didn’t know existed.
    — The Washington Post, Nov 21 2019
  • Two brothers. Two narrators. Two type fonts: serif for "The Older Brother" chapters; sans serif for "The Younger Brother." Their family has shrunk as Mahir Guven's debut, Older Brother, begins: "...there's only two of us left," the older brother reveals, referring to their acerbic...
    — Shelf Awareness, Nov 17 2019
  • 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

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.