Books by Jon Fosse

BEST EUROPEAN FICTION 2016 by Jon Fosse
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 10, 2015

"Take their word for it, then: it's literature. For sure it's European, and it's of much interest to literary readers and writers on this side of the pond."
Latest installment in an annual anthology, now in its sixth edition, running the continent from Austria to Wales. Read full book review >
MORNING AND EVENING by Jon Fosse
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 4, 2015

"A brief yet dense contemplative sketch weighted with spiritual touches."
A fisherman confronts his life, loves, and mortality in this elliptical, somber novella. Read full book review >
ALISS AT THE FIRE by Jon Fosse
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 16, 2010

"A somber but poetic and quietly engaging love story. Fun fact: Fosse has a lifetime stipend from the Norwegian government to produce literary works."
Slim, mournful tale of loss and memory in a coastal Norwegian town, first published in Norway in 2003. Read full book review >
MELANCHOLY by Jon Fosse
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 10, 2006

"This author's own madness lies in tedium."
Art-school angst in the 1850s inspires modern writer. Read full book review >