Tim Parks has written seventeen novels, including Europa
, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize, and most recently, Painting Death
. He is the author of several works of non-fiction, including Italian Neighbors
and Italian Ways
. Parks has also translated the works of Alberto Moravia, Giacomo Leopardi, and Niccolò Machiavelli, among others, and he is a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books
and the London Review of Books
. He lives in Italy.