Books by Bernardo Atxaga

NEVADA DAYS by Bernardo Atxaga
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 10, 2018

"Atxaga has taken in a lot about the peculiarities of desert living, but he's only half-heartedly attempted to deliver a full-bodied work of fiction about it."
A Basque novelist takes a detour in Reno and contemplates his Spanish heritage alongside the American desert landscape. Read full book review >
SEVEN HOUSES IN FRANCE by Bernardo Atxaga
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"Like Heart of Darkness, with which similarities abound, this narrative is both tragic and traumatic."
The title alludes to the brutal exploitation of rubber-tappers in the early-20th-century Congo, for Capt. Lalande Biran of the Belgian Force Publique has promised his Parisian wife seven houses with the proceeds of his licit and illicit dealings. Read full book review >
THE LONE MAN by Bernardo Atxaga
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 20, 1997

"Why?"
Introspection takes precedence over action, and even characterization in this sluggish 1994 novel by the celebrated Spanish author of Obabakoak (translation 1993). Read full book review >
OBABAKOAK by Bernardo Atxaga
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1993

"The work of an original voice and a considerable talent: a debut that's as delightful as it is disturbing, and full of surprises."
Distinctive, subtle storytelling in a wide-ranging yet curiously cohesive novel, awarded the Spanish National Prize for Literature, from Basque writer Atxaga. Read full book review >