And Other Stories

And Other Stories publishes the best in world-class contemporary writing, including many translations and the best English-language writers. Launched with a select list in 2011, authors include Best Translated Book Award winner Yuri Herrera, Man Booker shortlisted Deborah Levy, Guardian First Book Award shortlisted Juan Pablo Villalobos, Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction shortlisted Helen DeWitt and Independent Foreign Fiction Prize shortlisted Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel.

Publisher Stefan Tobler founded And Other Stories out of frustration at the great books not being published in English. In 2012 he was named one of The Bookseller magazine’s Rising Stars. He is also a literary translator; his translations include the Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize shortlisted Água Viva by Clarice Lispector and the Man Booker International Prize longlisted A Cup of Rage by Raduan Nassar. He reads in German, Portuguese, French and Spanish.

Publications

Slip of a Fish

Winner of the 2018 Northern Book Prize

People in the Room

Too long viewed as Borges’s muse, Lange is today recognized in the Spanish-speaking world as a great writer and is here translated into English for the first time, to be read alongside Virginia Woolf, Clarice Lispector and Marguerite Duras.

The Iliac Crest

This surreal novel enfolds a masterful exploration of gender in taut, atmospheric mystery.

Pure Hollywood

With Pure Hollywood, Pulitzer Prize-finalist Christine Schutt returns to the short story form that launched her acclaimed career.

Brother in Ice

This hybrid novel—part research notes, part fictionalised diary, and part travelogue—uses the stories of polar exploration to make sense of the protagonist’s own concerns as she comes of age as an artist, a daughter, and a sister to an autistic brother. Deserved winner of multiple awards upon its Catalan and Spanish publication, Brother in Ice is a richly rewarding journey into the unknown.

Sweet Days of Discipline

Sweet Days of Discipline was Fleur Jaeggy’s first novel to be translated into English, and was originally published in the UK by William Heinemann in 1991. Upon its Italian publication, it won the highly-regarded prizes, the Premio Bagutta and the Premio Speciale Rapallo.

The Unmapped Country

This new collection of rare and unpublished writing by the cult 1960s author Ann Quin explores the risks and seductions of going over the edge. The stories cut an alternative path across innovative twentieth-century writing, bridging the world of Virginia Woolf and Anna Kavan with that of Kathy Acker and Chris Kraus.

The Lime Tree

Aira’s charming fictional memoir is a colourful mosaic of a small-town neighbourhood, a playful portrait of the artist as a child and an invitation to visit the source of Aira’s own extraordinary imagination.

Malacqua

The publication of Malacqua in English marks the fortieth anniversary of the original Italian publication by Italo Calvino at Einaudi.

Worlds From the Word's End

An imagination bomb in the library of literature – Walsh’s playful and iconoclastic shorts bring a sharpness to the fiction of ideas.

The Gurugu Pledge

On Mount Gurugu, overlooking the Spanish enclave of Melilla on the North African coast, desperate migrants gather before attempting to scale the city’s walls and gain asylum on European soil.

Vertigo

This is a woman as a mother, daughter, wife, spectator, lover, mistress. Observer and commentator. Actor and reactor.

Now and at the Hour of Our Death

Brilliantly blending the immediacy of oral history with the sensibility of philosophical reportage, Moreira Marques’ book speaks about death in a fresh way.

Don't Try This At Home

If Angela Carter is Readman’s fairy godmother, then David Lynch is her wicked stepbrother. Don’t say you weren’t warned . . .

By Night The Mountain Burns

By Night The Mountain Burns recounts the narrator’s childhood on a remote island off the West African coast, living with his mysterious grandfather, several mothers and no fathers.