Books by Mathias Énard

TELL THEM OF BATTLES, KINGS, AND ELEPHANTS by Mathias Énard
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 27, 2018

"An elegant meditation on what might have been."
Continuing his explorations of the meeting of East and West, French novelist Énard (Compass, 2017) imagines a lost episode in the life of Michelangelo Buonarroti. Read full book review >
COMPASS by Mathias Énard
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 28, 2017

"Lyrical and intellectually rich without ever being ponderous, reminiscent at turns of Mann's Death in Venice and Bowles' Sheltering Sky."
The winner of France's 2015 Prix Goncourt: a fever-dream meditation on East and West and on a lost love that binds the two worlds. Read full book review >
STREET OF THIEVES by Mathias Énard
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 11, 2014

"Énard writes passionately about Lakhdar's movement from innocence to experience, and the novel's various settings all ring depressingly true."
A coming-of-age story that plays out across a contemporary landscape of the Arab Spring and other social uprisings. Read full book review >