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FILL - Festival of Italian Literature in London

Two special events in London with Nicola Lagioia and Eva Ferri.

Disoriental and Trick in the shortlist for National Book Awards in Translated Literature

Négar Djavadi's Disoriental (translated by Tina Kover) and Domenico Starnone's Trick (translated by Jhumpa Lahiri) make the shortlist for National Book Awards in Translated Literature.

Elena Ferrante to become Guardian Weekend's new columnist

Author of bestselling Neapolitan novels says she was keen to test herself with the ‘bold, anxious exercise’ of writing regular pieces for the magazine

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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

  • To what extent is writing a political act? ‘This question sounds a bit naive in countries like mine . . . . Writing becomes engulfed by politics’
    — The Times Literary Supplement, Oct 11 2018
  • This vibrant, psychologically acute novel—the first of a planned quartet by the Turkish author Altan (Endgame), currently in prison on specious charges of aiding the 2016 coup against President Erdogan—depicts a moribund Ottoman Empire at the turn of the 20th century. In...
    — Publishers Weekly, Oct 10 2018
  • Gripping tale exposes corrupt underbelly of Berlusconi’s Italy and brutalisation of women
    — The Irish Times, Oct 5 2018
  • (...) It has also proved to me how ridiculous the phrase “women’s writing” is. The books I’ve read have been wildly, delightfully different in both style and substance, zigzagging from a surreal Chinese short-story collection to a Mexican gothic novella to an epic Polish...
    — The Guardian, Sep 28 2018
  • The women of Giménez-Bartlett’s incendiary Planeta Prize–winning novel deploy their wealth to upend sexual dynamics amid the dislocations of Spain’s collapsing economy. When Irene’s husband leaves her for a younger woman, she retreats from her friends and brushes off...
    — Publishers Weekly, Sep 26 2018
  • Kei’s intense and impressive debut is the story of two women who bond in their adopted country of Australia, discovering the power of language, friendship, and family. Anchoring the narrative is the heartbreaking struggle of Nigerian refugee Salimah, who is abandoned in a small...
    — Publishers Weekly (starred review), Sep 26 2018
  • While having nothing like Reza’s international profile, the French-Belgian writer Amélie Nothomb is a big deal across the Channel for her intense, brief, unconventional novels. Her latest, Strike Your Heart, translated by Alison Anderson, is typical. An incisive examination...
    — The Times, Sep 24 2018
  • — MercysBookishMusings - Youtube, Sep 9 2018

World Noir

  • 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

    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.
  • Karin Brynard

    Weeping Waters

    2018, pp. 512, £ 12.99
    “The Afrikaans Stieg Larsson.”— Rooi Rose (South Africa)