Books by Iréne Nèmirovsky

Irène Némirovsky was born in Kiev in 1903 into a successful banking family and fled to France during the Russian Revolution. After attending the Sorbonne she began to write and swiftly achieved success. When the Germans occupied France in 1940, she moved


DAVID GOLDER, THE BALL, SNOW IN AUTUMN, THE COURILOF AFFAIR by Iréne Nèmirovsky
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 18, 2008

"While not all the pieces are of equal quality, the collection as a whole is further proof that its daring, protean author's wretched death was indeed a loss to literature."
Four works of fiction, three available in English for the first time, by the Russo-French author and Auschwitz victim whose fame was resurrected with the long-lost Suite Française (2006). Read full book review >
FIRE IN THE BLOOD by Iréne Nèmirovsky
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 3, 2007

"Neither a masterpiece nor a curiosity but an elegant expression of universal longings rooted in a specific milieu, provincial France, that's observed with a caustic brilliance."
Following the discovery and publication of the French novelist's Suite Française (2006), here's another lost work: a short elegiac novel about the brief yet passionate loves and infidelities of youth. Read full book review >
SUITE FRANÇAISE by Iréne Nèmirovsky
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 18, 2006

"A valuable window into the past, and the human psyche. This is important work."
Acclaimed in France and the U.K., here are two sections of a hugely ambitious novel about World War II France, plus authorial notes and correspondence; the remaining three sections were never written, for the already established Russo-French-Jewish author died at Auschwitz in 1942. Read full book review >