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A Winter's Promise by Christelle Dabos shortlisted for Waterstones Children's Book Prize

A Winter's Promise by Christelle Dabos has been shortlisted for Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2019. Huge congratulations to Christelle and all the shortlisted authors!

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.


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.

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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, £ 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

  • Pujol’s pleasant and fun debut features well-rounded characters and a delicious, Parisian appreciation of food. Sandrine Cordier has always loved to cook, and she possesses talent, but she felt obligated to follow her family’s wishes to study law, marry, and have children.
    — Publishers Weekly, Feb 26 2019
  • Neither sad nor quiet, though, is Pascale Pujol’s Little Culinary Triumphs (Europa, £12.99), a rompy comedy set in Montmartre, Paris, deftly translated by Alison Anderson. The formidable Sandrine Cordier is an employment officer who delights in striking “parasites” off...
    — The Telegraph, Jan 14 2019
  • Love and politics in the shadow of tyranny … The imprisoned Turkish writer’s historical novel has clear parallels with the present day
    — The Guardian, Dec 19 2018
  • An admirable tale about the hardships and challenges of the immigrant experience manages to be engaging yet determinedly unsentimental
    — Financial Times, Dec 15 2018
  • Jailed novelist Ahmet Altan is ‘living what he wrote’ in this tale of repression set in Ottoman Turkey
    — The Observer, Dec 2 2018
  • Finally, a glowing example of the rare thing that is the YA novel in translation: Christelle Dabos’s A Winter Promise (Europa Editions, £12.99, trans. Hildegarde Serle), the first in a quartet, has already been a runaway success in its native France. Ophelia is not a typical...
    — The Irish Times, Nov 24 2018
  • Teen readers can also set out into weird new terrain with Christelle Dabos’ A Winter’s Promise (Europa), translated by Hildegarde Serle. Abstruse and sprawling, with hints of Mervyn Peake’s Gormenghast and Game of Thrones, it follows dowdy, quiet Ophelia, who can intuit...
    — The Guardian, Nov 24 2018
  • Has your tween already devoured JK Rowling’s entire output, and started watching films with subtitles and drinking strong espresso? The first book in the Mirror Visitor series by the French author Christelle Dabos would be the perfect present. Although dubbed the French Harry...
    — The Times, Nov 23 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. 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.
  • Karin Brynard

    Weeping Waters

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