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Game for Five

by Marco Malvaldi

At the Bar Lume, in a small coastal resort near Livorno, between shots of espresso and hands of cards, four old-timers and Massimo, the barman, wile away the time chatting, arguing, and theorizing about the...


Dispute Over a Very Italian Piglet

by Amara Lakhous

It's October 2006. In a few months Romania will join the European Union. Meanwhile, the northern Italian town of Turin has been rocked by a series of deadly crimes involving Albanians and Romanians. Is this...


Hunting Season: A Novel

by Andrea Camilleri & Stephen Sartarelli

From internationally bestselling author Andrea Camilleri, a brilliant, bawdy comedy that will surprise even the most die-hard Montalbano fans

In 1880s Vigàta, a stranger comes to town to open a pharmacy. Fofò...


On Earth as It Is in Heaven

by Davide Enia & Antony Shugaar

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...


The Master of Knots

by Massimo Carlotto

A woman has gone missing. Her husband, too ashamed to admit to the police that he and his wife were part of a ring of sexual adventurers that organized sadomasochistic orgies, turns instead to the Alligator....


The Lost Girls of Rome

by Donato Carrisi

A grieving young widow, seeking answers to her husband's death, becomes entangled in an investigation steeped in the darkest mysteries of Rome.

Sandra Vega, a forensic analyst with the Roman police department,...


Everyone in Their Place: The Summer of Commissario Ricciardi

Commissario Ricciardi #3

by Maurizio de Giovanni

Book three in the Commissario Ricciardi series. Naples 1931. Together with his indefatigable partner, Brigadier Maione, Ricciardi, a man driven into solitude by his paranormal "gift" of seeing the final seconds...


The Leopard

by Giuseppe Di Lampedusa

A classic of modern fiction. Set in the 1860s, THE LEOPARD is the spellbinding story of a decadent, dying Sicilian aristocracy threatened by the approaching forces of democracy and revolution.


Treasure Hunt

Inspector Montalbano (US editions) #16

by Andrea Camilleri & Stephen Sartarelli

The sixteenth Sicilian mystery in the irresistible New York Times-bestselling Inspector Montalbano series

In Treasure Hunt, Montalbano is hailed as a hero after news cameras film him scaling a building-gun...


The Colombian Mule

by Massimo Carlotto

When Colombian Arias Cuevas is caught trying to smuggle drugs through Venice airport, his fear isn't fuelled by the idea of prison. He's much more frightened of his aunt-it was her coke he took off with. He...


The Story of a New Name

by Elena Ferrante

The second book, following last year's My Brilliant Friend, featuring the two friends Lila and Elena. The two protagonists are now in their twenties. Marriage appears to have imprisoned Lila. Meanwhile, Elena...


Three, Imperfect Number

by Patrizia Rinaldi

The report that lands on Commissario Martusciello’s desk is unlike any other. The lifeless body of the Neapolitan singer Jerry Vialdi, a.k.a. Gennaro Mangiavento, has been found at the Naples football stadium;...


The Crocodile

by Maurizio de Giovanni

This is Naples as you’ve never seen it before. A chaotic, shadowy city full of ominous echoes and dark alleyways where each inhabitant seems too absorbed by his or her own problems to give a damn about anybody...


At the End of a Dull Day

by Massimo Carlotto

Giorgio Pellegrini, the hero of The Goodbye Kiss, has been living an “honest” life for eleven years. But that’s about to change. His lawyer has been deceiving him and now Giorgio is forced into service...


Blood Curse: The Springtime of Commissario Ricciardi

Commissario Ricciardi #2

by Maurizio de Giovanni

Ricciardi has visions. He sees and hears the final seconds in the lives of victims of violent deaths. It is both a gift and a curse. It has helped him become one of the most acute and successful homicide detectives...


Poisonville

by Marco Videtta, Massimo Carlotto & Antony Shugaar

Poisonville is a noir thriller par excellence?there?s murder, moral ambiguity, and a protagonist less than heroic. In this #1 bestselling noir novel, however, the killer is not an individual but an entire system....


The Fugitive

by Massimo Carlotto

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA


Time on My Hands

by Giorgio Vasta

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...


Pereira Declares: A Testimony

by Antonio Tabucchi & Patrick Creagh

"One of the most intriguing and appealing character studies in recent European fiction, and easily the best work of Tabucchi's to have appeared in English translation."—Kirkus Reviews Dr. Pereira is an aging,...


Indian Nocturne

by Antonio Tabucchi & Tim Parks

"An enjoyable, well-crafted little book."-The Complete ReviewTranslated from the Italian, this winner of the Prix Medicis Etranger for 1987 is an enigmatic novel set in modern India. Roux, the narrator, is in...