Books by Deborah Levy

THE COST OF LIVING by Deborah Levy
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 10, 2018

"An elegant, candid meditation on the fraught journey to self-knowledge."
After divorce and her mother's death, a writer struggles to redefine herself. Read full book review >
HOT MILK by Deborah Levy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 12, 2016

"In her scintillating, provocative new book, Levy combines intellect and empathy to impressively modern effect."
Kinship, gender, Medusas—this rich new novel from a highly regarded British writer dazzles and teases with its many connections while exposing the double-edged sword of mother-daughter love. Read full book review >
THE UNLOVED by Deborah Levy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 3, 2015

"Graphic, claustrophobic and fractured, this is emotionally violent and challenging work from a bold modern writer."
In a rented French chateau where a group of tourists of many nationalities have assembled for Christmas, there is feasting, clandestine sex, heroin and a death. But this is no conventional murder mystery. Read full book review >
THINGS I DON'T WANT TO KNOW by Deborah Levy
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 10, 2014

"Readers get only a vague sense of what these things we don't want to know might be in a book that seems like a catharsis for the writer but might prove enigmatic for most readers."
A slim, elliptical memoir from novelist, poet and playwright Levy. Read full book review >
SWIMMING HOME by Deborah Levy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 16, 2012

"A shortlisted nominee for the Man Booker Prize, deserving of the widest readership."
Naked came the stranger—and, oddly, no one's in much of a hurry to get her clothed. Read full book review >

English playwright, poet, and performance artist Levy's first short collection of fiction: in part, a jazzy madhouse symphony—apocalyptic, shot through with surprising images—but also overwrought and flimsy at times. Read full book review >