Book List:5 titles
  • New York Times Notable Book2018; Foreign Affairs Best Book of 2018; Lois Roth Award WinnerAn unforgettable German bestseller about the European refugee crisis: “Erpenbeck will get under your skin” (Washington Post Book World)Go, Went, Gone is th...


  • Winner of the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize for the best translated novel of 2014, now a New Directions paperbackWinner of the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize and the Hans Fallada Prize, The End of Days, by the acclaimed German writer Jenny Erp...


  • A bestseller in Germany, Visitation has established Jenny Erpenbeck as one of Europe’s most significant contemporary authors. A forested property on a Brandenburg lake outside Berlin lies at the heart of this darkly sensual, elegiac novel. Encompas...


  • A searing novella about coming of age in a land of tyranny, by one of Germany's most brilliant young authors. In The Book of Words, Jenny Erpenbeck captures with amazing virtuosity the inner life of a young girl who survives the totalitarian regime o...


  • A novella and four short stories features outcast and eccentric women, in a collection that includes the title story, in which a girl with no discernable past discovers the power of silence, and Hale and Hallowed, in which a woman pays a surprise vis...