Cold Enough for Snow by Jessica Au
Jessica Au

Cold Enough for Snow



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With a calm simplicity, Jessica Au captures the relationship between daughter and mother as they walk along the canals of Tokyo and talk – and in doing so, raises questions about whether any of us speak a common language and what claim we have to truly know another’s inner world.  

Fitzcarraldo Editions is an independent publisher specialising in contemporary fiction and long-form essays. Founded in 2014, it focuses on ambitious, imaginative and innovative writing, both in translation and in the English language. The series are published as paperback originals with French flaps, using a custom serif typeface (called Fitzcarraldo). Fitzcarraldo Editions publishes, among other authors, the 2015, 2018, 2022 and 2023 Nobel Prize in Literature laureates Svetlana Alexievich, Olga Tokarczuk, Annie Ernaux and Jon Fosse.  

  • Publisher: Fitzcarraldo Editions
  • Soft cover
  • Number of pages: 96 pages
  • ISBN: 9781913097769
  • Winner of the Readings Prize – New Australian Fiction 2022 | Winner of the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Fiction 2023 | Winner of the Victorian Prize for Literature 2023 | Longlisted for the 2023 Australian Indie Book Awards | Longlisted for the Dublin Literary Award 2023