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Sanctuary

by Luca D'Andrea

In his haunting follow-up to the acclaimed Beneath the Mountain, Luca D’Andrea returns to the stunning Italian landscape of Alto Adige in this clever, twisting thriller that follows a woman on the run from...


The Catholic School

by Edoardo Albinati & Antony Shugaar

A semiautobiographical coming-of-age story, framed by the harrowing 1975 Circeo massacre

Edoardo Albinati's The Catholic School, the winner of Italy's most prestigious award, The Strega Prize, is a powerful investigation...


A Girl Returned

by Donatella Di Pietrantonio & Ann Goldstein

Winner of the Campiello Prize.

A pitch-perfect rendering in English by Ann Goldstein, Elena Ferrante’s translator.

“I was the Arminuta, the girl returned. I spoke another language, I no longer knew who I...


At the Wolf's Table

by Rosella Postorino & Leah Janeczko

The international bestseller based on a haunting true story that raises provocative questions about complicity, guilt, and survival.

They called it the Wolfsschanze, the Wolf's Lair. "Wolf" was his nickname....


We Are Family

by Fabio Bartolomei & Antony Shugaar

Al Santamaria is a child prodigy, maybe a genius. It is not out of the realm of possibility that he, alone, will save the human race. But first, he has to solve a far more urgent problem: finding a home for...


Out of Season

Rocco Schiavone #3

by Antonio Manzini

A clever, engaging third novel in the Rocco Schiavone mystery series from bestselling Italian author, Antonio Manzini, following the dashing deputy police chief who confronts his most riveting case ever.

It’s...


Deviation

by Luce d'Eramo & Anne Milano Appel

A devoted fascist changes her mind and her life after witnessing the horrors of the Holocaust

First published in Italy in 1979, Luce D'Eramo's Deviation is a seminal work in Holocaust literature. It is a book...


The Piranhas

by Roberto Saviano & Antony Shugaar

In Gomorrah, a New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year, Roberto Saviano revealed a true, devastating portrait of Naples, Italy under the rule of the Camorra, a crime organization more powerful and...


The Sacco Gang

by Andrea Camilleri & Stephen Sartarelli

Based on a true story, a “wild west” tale of two brothers who battle both the State and a Mafia empire in 1920s Italy.

Raffadali, province of Agrigento, 1920s. The Sacco brothers are free men with strong...


Trick

2018 National Book Awards Longlist for Translated Literature #7

by Domenico Starnone & Jhumpa Lahiri

Sharp, succinct storytelling and breathtaking prose combine in this new novel by the author of the New York Times Notable Book of the Year, New York Times editor’s pick, a Sunday Times and Kirkus Reviews Best...


Theory of Shadows

by Paolo Maurensig & Anne Milano Appel

The strange circumstances surrounding the death of the world chess champion and alleged Nazi collaborator Alexander Alekhine, as investigated by a literary grand master

On the morning of March 24, 1946, the world...


The Athenian Women

by Alessandro Barbero & Antony Shugaar

The Athenian Women offers a powerful vision of class struggle, the subjugation of women, and the courage needed to change the course of history.

Athens, 411 BC. In the countryside, just outside the city gates,...


Beneath the Mountain

by Luca D'Andrea

In Luca D’Andrea’s atmospheric and brilliant thriller, set in a small mountain community in the majestic Italian Dolomites, an outsider must uncover the truth about a triple murder that has gone unsolved...


The Apothecary's Shop

by Roberto Tiraboschi & Katherine Gregor

In a medieval Venice undone by devastating famine and excessive, orgiastic Carnival festivities of all kinds, the protagonists of The Apothecary’s Shop chase a dream of rebirth, the eternal fantasy of defeating...


Ferocity

by Nicola Lagioia & Antony Shugaar

Ferocity combines the suspense of Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl, the contemporary realism of Jonathan Franzen’s Freedom, and the fierce Mediterranean vision displayed in Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan Quartet....


Suburra

by Giancarlo De Cataldo, Carlo Bonini & Antony Shugaar

Fast-paced crime thriller set in Rome: Gomorrah meets House of Cards

Suburra will be released as a Netflix original series in 2017

Criminals on the rise and senior members of the Italian mafia clash in and around...


Glass Souls

by Maurizio de Giovanni & Antony Shugaar

In the abyss of a profound personal crisis, Commissario Ricciardi feels unable to open himself up to life. He has refused the love of both Enrica and Livia and the friendship of his partner, Maione. Contentment...


Adua

by Igiaba Scego & Jamie Richards

Adua, an immigrant from Somalia to Italy, has lived in Italy nearly forty years. She came seeking freedom from a strict father and an oppressive regime, but her dreams of becoming a film star ended in shame....


The Revolution of the Moon

by Andrea Camilleri & Stephen Sartarelli

"From the author of the Inspector Montalbano series, the remarkable account of an exceptional woman who rises to power in 17th century Sicily and brings about sweeping changes before being cast out in a coup...


The Luneburg Variation

by Paolo Maurensig & Jon Rothschild

"Not since White Knights of Reykjavik, George Steiner's riveting account of the 1972 world championship match between Boris Spassky and Bobby Fischer, has a writer demonstrated such stunning insight into the...