The Best Fiction of 2014: Ford, Ferrante, Klay, and More
The Daily Beast selects, in no particular order, our nominations for the best stories and novels published in 2014.
Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay
Elena Ferrante (Europa Editions)
Perhaps because her works are translated from Italian, or perhaps because her actually identity is unknown, Ferrante’s novels have largely flown under the radar in the U.S. This sensational third novel in her Neapolitan series is a reminder that she is one of the most talented writers working today.