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Foreign Policy Global Thinkers 2016

Saleem Haddad

Saleem Haddad included in Foreign Policy 100 Global Thinkers 2016, "for reclaiming queer Arab identity."

Joan London

The Golden Age

Joan London’s The Golden Age is longlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize.

Shelter in Place

An Interview with Alexander Maksik

“I have always been drawn to art because it is an utterly lawless world, limited only by a person’s courage and imagination. So what do I shy away from? Cowardice. I revile cowardice in art. I revile the idea that we should be writing benign and careful books." A. Maksik

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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...

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Recent reviews

  • In The New York Times Book Review, Rachel Donadio reviews Domenico Starnone’s “Ties,” a novel translated from the Italian by Jhumpa Lahiri. Donadio writes: Domenico Starnone, husband of the woman who has been identified as Elena Ferrante. Credit Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty...
    — The New York Times Book Review, Mar 26 2017
  • This is the story of Luna, a stubborn, imaginative teenager living in a small town on the Tuscan coast. Despite a series of family tragedies and setbacks, Luna refuses to give up and insists on facing her future with optimism and determination. The Breaking of a Wave received...
    — Bookriot, Mar 26 2017
  • Boualem Sansal’s prophetic novel very clearly derives its lineage from George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four. A totalitarian surveillance state, a fundamentalist religious autocracy, is portrayed as being totally intolerant of free-thinkers. This is a powerful satire on an...
    — The Spectator, Mar 23 2017
  • Elena Ferrante’s four richly personal Neapolitan novels have won her legions of admirers. Eloquent about the power of memory, they’re an addictive portrait of friendship at its most intense. The central characters, Lenù and Lila, are often apart, but their destinies are...
    — Evening Standard, Mar 22 2017
  • LOURDES GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST: "The Master And Margarita" is one of the most popular novels in Russia - even today. It was written during the 1930s by author and physician Mikhail Bulgakov, though, for many years, Stalin's police state prevented its publication. Now Julie...
    — NPR, Mar 22 2017
  • Francesca Melandri was born in Rome in 1964. She began her career as a screenwriter, and has worked on films and television series, as well as a number of prize winning documentaries. In 2010 she published her first novel, Eva Sleeps, set in the border regions of Northern Italy...
    — Bookwitty, Mar 21 2017
  • This slender novel by Starnone, a writer cited as a candidate for the real Elena Ferrante, encompasses the arc of a marriage of 40-plus years. Roman couple Aldo and Vanda are in their seventies, well-off, with two grown children, but many years before a rupture shattered all...
    — Financial Times, Mar 21 2017

World Noir

  • 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, £ 10.99
    A new series of hardboiled crime fiction set in contemporary Naples by the author of the internationally bestselling Commissario Ricciardi series.
  • Joe Flanagan

    Lesser Evils

    2016, pp. 416, £ 11.99
    An exciting entry into the noir canon, Joe Flanagan’s Lesser Evils expertly reimagines 1957 Cape Cod, where the mystifying murder of a local...
  • Maurizio de Giovanni

    The Bottom of Your Heart. Inferno for Commissario Ricciardi

    2015, pp. 464, £ 11.99
    In the middle of a summer heat wave, as Naples prepares for one of its most important holy days, a renowned surgeon falls to his death from his office...
  • Piergiorgio Pulixi

    The Night of the Panthers

    2015, pp. 288, £ 10.99
    An action-packed thriller about dirty cops and ruthless drug cartels