Alba Arikha is the author of five books: Muse and Walking on Ice, published by Macmillan in 1998 and 2000. Her memoir, Major/Minor, about her adolescence in Paris, was published by Quartet Books, shortlisted for the Spear’s awards and selected among the best books of 2012 by the New Yorker. Arikha has also written a narrative poem, Soon, which was set to music and performed as an opera at the Riverside Studios, London. Her new novel, Where To Find Me, published by Alma Books in 2018, was selected among the best books of 2018 in the Evening Standard, and long listed for the 2020 Wingate Prize.
In addition to her books, Alba is also a singer-songwriter, has performed in London and Paris and recorded two CD’s.