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Festival of Italian Literature in London

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

Saleem Haddad

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.

Reach Out and Read the World

Our Spring '18 catalogue is out!

Discover our books for the Spring '18 season!

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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, £ 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...

News

  • The return of Elena Ferrante

    In a recent interview, Sandro Ferri, the head of her publisher, let slip a tantalising hint: “I know she is writing, but at the moment I cannot say anything more.”
  • Europa at the Festival of Italian Literature in London

    "After Ferrante" with Rebecca Servadio, Christopher MacLehose, Eva Ferri. "Suburra. When in Rome, do as Netflix does" with Giancarlo De Cataldo.
  • Haddad wins Polari First Book 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.

Recent reviews

  • This is a tribute to Orwell’s classic Nineteen Eighty-Four – set in the distant future, 2084 presents itself as a cry of protest against totalitarianism of all kinds. In this time, citizens submit to a single god, free thoughts and remembering are forbidden, and surveillance...
    — Turnaround Blog, Dec 11 2017
  • Kimiâ Sadr fled Iran at age 10 with her mother and sisters to join her father in France. Now 25 and waiting in a Parisian fertility clinic, Kimiâ—storyteller extraordinaire—is inundated by her own memories and the stories of her ancestors, which come to her in unstoppable...
    — Publishers Weekly, Dec 10 2017
  • Domenico Starnone’s Ties (Europa £9.99)is a 144-page novel punching three times that weight. From three viewpoints, it dissects a marriage that has survived more than 50 years, despite infidelities. An outstanding achievement from the writer once suspected of being Elena Ferrante...
    — The Sunday Times, Nov 27 2017
  • Ties by Domenico Starnone among 100 Notable Books of 2017 for the New York Times.
    — The New York Times, Nov 23 2017
  • I was very kindly sent this book from the lovely people over at Europa Editions and it sounds amazing! It was translated from the Italian by Katherine Gregor. I started this book for the 'historical fiction' challenge as part of the #AutumnReadthon recently as it's set in Venice...
    — On Beauty and Nothingness, Nov 18 2017
  • HIGHLY RECOMMENDED Colombian author Gamboa made his initial bow in English with Night Prayers, a fascinating, existential quest by a namelss diplomat to prove the innocence of and free a compatriot held on a drugs charge in an overseas jail, but who ends up in an ambiguous...
    — Crimetime, Nov 18 2017
  • "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

World Noir

  • Carlo Bonini, Giancarlo De Cataldo

    Suburra

    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.