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Limbo

by Melania G. Mazzucco & Virginia Jewiss Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 04, 2014)

A moving but unsentimental examination of one woman's life as she navigates life after war

It's Christmas Eve and twenty-seven-year-old Manuela Paris is returning home to a seaside town outside Rome. Years ago,...


Three Light-Years

by Andrea Canobbio & Anne Milano Appel Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 01, 2014)

Cecilia and Claudio are doctors are the same hospital. They eat lunch together almost every day; they talk, sometimes even share secrets. Each is enmeshed in a complicated, painful relationship that has technically...


On Earth as It Is in Heaven

by Davide Enia & Antony Shugaar Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 11, 2014)

A dark, gripping coming-of-age tale that explores violence, friendship, family, and what it means to be a man

Summer, Palermo, early 1980s. The air hangs hot and heavy. The Mafia-ruled city is a powder keg ready...


Time on My Hands

by Giorgio Vasta Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 02, 2013)

When does a game stop being a game? And what would cause a young boy to commit an act of savage violence? In Time on My Hands by Giorgio Vasta, the year is 1978, and a chilling drama is unfolding in Rome. Members...


The Story of My Purity

by Francesco Pacifico & Stephen Twilley Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 05, 2013)

An exuberant tale of a man caught between faith and freedom, from one of Italy's most talented young novelists

Thirty years old, growing flabby in a sexless marriage, Piero Rosini has decided to dedicate his...


The Marchesa

by Simonetta Agnello Hornby & Alastair Mcewen Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 24, 2008)

A richly evocative tale of a woman's struggle for life and love

A triumphant follow-up to Simonetta Agnello Hornby's internationally

acclaimed The Almond Picker, this entertaining new novel is an intricate family...


Sicilian Tragedee

by Ottavio Cappellani & Frederika Randall Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 24, 2009)

Balding, forty-something Mister Alfio Turrisi, an up-and-coming mafioso in Catania, has the deep pockets that London's financial world loves. He, in turn, loves Betty, the spoiled young daughter of Turi Pirrotta,...


The Natural Disorder of Things

by Andrea Canobbio & Abigail Asher Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 24, 2007)

Claudio Fratta is a garden designer at the height of his career; a naturally solitary man, a tender, playful companion to his nephews, and a considerate colleague. But under his amiable exterior simmers a quiet...


The Eight Mountains

by Paolo Cognetti Atria Books (March 20, 2018)

“A fine book, a rich, achingly painful story that is made for all of us who have ever felt a hunger for the mountains. Few books have so accurately described the way stony heights can define one's sense of...


Beat Space

by Tommaso Pincio & Acacia M. O'Connor Open Letter (April 11, 2016)

Melding Pynchon with the Beats, Pincio sends his heroes Jack Kerouac and Neal Cassady on a pulp sci-fi adventure in a satire of contemporary capitalism. Coca-Cola sells dreams and blames their customers for...