Books published by Europa Editions


The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree

Europa Editions | January 7, 2020 | 272 pages
From the pen of one of Iran's rising literary stars, The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree is a family story about the unbreakable connection between the living and the dead. Set in Iran in the decade following the 1979 Islamic Revolution, this moving, richly imagined novel is narrated by the... More Info

Incidental Inventions

Europa Editions | November 19, 2019 | 112 pages
"This is my last column, after a year that has scared and inspired me." With these words, Elena Ferrante, the bestselling author of My Brilliant Friend, bid farewell to her year-long collaboration with the Guardian. For a full year she penned short pieces, the subjects of which were suggested by... More Info

The Measure of a Man

Europa Editions | October 15, 2019 | 240 pages
October 1493. Florence is still mourning the death of Lorenzo the Magnificent. Columbus' ships have only recently reached the New World. The modern financial system has just come into being thanks to the adaption of the letter of credit. Meanwhile, Milan is experiencing a renaissance under the... More Info

Older Brother

Europa Editions | October 8, 2019 | 256 pages
Older Brother is the poignant story of a Franco-Syrian family whose father and two sons try to integrate themselves into a society that doesn't offer them many opportunities. The father, an atheist communist who moved from Syria to France for his studies and stayed for love, has worked for decades... More Info

The Girl with the Leica

Europa Editions | October 8, 2019 | 364 pages
WINNER The Strega Prize Gerda Taro was a German-Jewish war photographer, anti-fascist activist, artist and innovator who, together with her partner, the Hungarian Endre Friedmann, was one half of the alias Robert Capa, widely considered to be the twentieth century's greatest war and political... More Info

A Novel Bookstore

Europa Editions | August 20, 2019 | 424 pages
A Europa classic about love, deceit, Paris, and books! Ivan and Francesca decide to open a bookstore devoted solely to good literature and their love of books. Frustrated by the glut of mediocre books printed every month and envisioning a true literary paradise, they offer a selection of literary... More Info

The Ten Loves of Nishino

Europa Editions | June 4, 2019 | 240 pages
Following The Nakano Thrift Shop, Hiromi Kawakami's breakout success, comes a new novel full of charm, subtlety, and style by an author whose readership in Japan numbers in the millions. "If you like Haruki Murakami and Yoko Ogawa, it's a safe bet that you'll love The Ten Loves of... More Info

Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay

Europa Editions | September 2, 2014 | 418 pages
Continues the story of Lina and Elena as they push against boundaries in 1970s Italy, where Lina has left her husband and is working in a factory while taking care of her son and Elena has graduated college and published a novel.  More Info

No More Boats

Europa Editions | February 12, 2019 | 250 pages
A finalist for the Miles Franklin Literary Award in 2018, No More Boats is not only a riveting story of a modern family it directly addresses issues that many nations around the world are grappling with as never before--namely, immigration, xenophobia, protectionism, racism, media manipulation,... More Info

The Little Girl on the Ice Floe

Europa Editions | March 28, 2020 | 192 pages
When Adélaïde's parents find her crying, almost mute and incapable of fully explaining what happened, they bring her to the police station and file a complaint against an unknown assailant for sexual assault. Years pass, years in which she says nothing and wears a smile stamped on her face. The... More Info

A Girl Returned

Europa Editions | July 2, 2019 | 160 pages
Winner of the Campiello Prize. A pitch-perfect rendering in English by Ann Goldstein, Elena Ferrante's translator. "I was the Arminuta, the girl returned. I spoke another language, I no longer knew who I belonged to. The word 'mama' stuck in my throat like a toad. And, nowadays, I really have no... More Info