A couple weeks ago, the New York Times Magazine did a short piece on one of our favorite publishers, Europa Editions. Their first book was “The Days of Abandonment” by the now famous and still mysterious Elena Ferrante. The first big hit was Muriel Barbery’s “The Elegance of the Hedgehog, of which we’ve sold way more than a hundred copies and continue to hand-sell.
Europa Editions have become a respected brand. The books look good and their publishing choices are amazingly good.
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Europa Editions in stock
Kelly Carlin, author of A Carlin Home Companion: Growing Up with George, appears at the No Indoor Voices Writing Salon on November 4th at Oreana Winery. The Book Den will be there to sell copies of the book.
A Carlin Home Companion: Growing Up with George by Kelly Carlin
With rich humor and deep insight, Kelly Carlin pulls back the curtain on what it was like to grow up as the daughter of one of the most recognizable comedians of our time and become a woman in her own right.
Kelly Carlin’s book was published today and we have copies at the Book Den.
The fourth and final volume of Ferrante’s Neapolitan novels has finally been published in the US. Critic Alix Ohlin call this last novel in the series “richly satisfying.”
“Ferrante’s cast of characters is arrayed across classes, professions and ideologies. Some thrive in the new order, while others suffer. Youthful idealists become politicians; juvenile delinquents become gangsters; corruption passes from one generation to the next. Taken as a whole, the Neapolitan novels illustrate how a society transforms itself on the backs of individuals, many of whom pay dearly for those changes.”
Read the full review here