“Elena Ferrante is one of the great novelists of our time. Her voice is passionate, her view sweeping and her gaze basilisk . . . In these bold, gorgeous, relentless novels, Ferrante traces the deep connections between the political and the domestic. This is a new version of the way we live now—one we need, one told brilliantly, by a woman.”—Roxana Robinson, The New York Times Book Review

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    New and forthcoming books
    The Papers of Tony Veitch
    William McIlvanney
    The second book in the Laidlaw Trilogy and winner of the CWA Silver Dagger Award.

    Publication date: September 2014
    Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay
    Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein (translator)
    In this third Neapolitan novel, Elena and Lila, the two girls whom readers first met in My Brilliant Friend, have become women.

    Publication date: September 2014
    Arctic Summer
    Damon Galgut
    The immensely important new novel from Booker Prize Finalist Damon Galgut

    Publication date: September 2014
    The Unknown Bridesmaid
    Margaret Forster
    A powerful case study on the consequences of self-deception and the unforeseen effects it can have on the rest of our lives.

    Publication date: September 2014
    James Franco has Zeroville on his mind

    James Franco showed up at the 2014 Venice Film Festival this weekend with a fake mustache and a tattoo of actors Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift from the movie "A Place in the Sun" on the back of his head. There's a perfectly reasonable explanation: he was in c...
    September Europa Events!

    Nuts about all things Ferrante? Or curious what all the fuss is about? Come to hear Elena Ferrante’s translator, her publisher, and writers who love her discuss her latest book, THOSE WHO LEAVE AND THOSE WHO STAY, which has been hailed by Publishers Weekly as “raptur...
    The Guardian: Damon Galgut explores the repression and unreciprocated love that influenced the novelst E.M. Forster's most celebrated work

    Most writers battle with periods of being blocked; it's almost an occupational hazard. But in the writing of his last and greatest novel, A Passage to India, EM Forster got stuck for nine years. Now that is unusual. The book took him 11 years in total to complete, wh...
    Pen announces the 2014 Literary Award winners

    See the winners here.