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by Piero Degli Antoni

From an award-winning author comes an audacious, high-concept noir set in Auschwitz that straddles past and present

New York, the present: An old woman and her husband sit down for a breakfast of black bread...


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...


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...


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,...


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...


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 Last Supper host

by Valerio Massimo Manfredi

History is full of witnesses unaware of the events that have changed the course of humanity. Valerio Massimo Manfredi knows it well. Almost like the famous Italian writer Alessandro Manzoni, his literary work...