James Baldwin – Go Tell it on the Mountain

John is Reverend Grimes’ son, which is an upright preacher faithful until almost reaching fanaticism, inflexible until almost reaching sadism. Everyone expects the boy...

Barbara Ungar – Save Our Ship

Barbara Ungar’s impressively wide-ranging collection is prefaced with two aptly chosen epigraphs which serve to introduce the philosophical terrains across which many of these...

Heinrich Böll – The lost honour of Katharina Blum

“Calumny is a little breeze”: that is what Dr. Bartolo sings in the opera “The Barber of Seville”, Gioacchino Rossini’s most famous work, well...

Uduvicio Atanagi – Lucenti

The ‘Lucenti’ short novel has been one of the most interesting discoveries in recent months: a concentration of creative energy that offers critical ideas...

Valerio Evangelisti – One Big Union

A tale in between/A link between Antracite (Anthracite) and Noi saremo tutto (We shall be everything), One Big Union talks about/deals with the fights...

Russell Hoban – The Mouse and his child

Not only a children's fairytale The mouse and his child written by Russel Hoban is not a children’s fairytale. It is the story of...

Émile Zola – L’Assommoir

Our future is our past Assommoir: watering hole, or, in this case, butchery. This is what Colombe’s inn was called. And we can easily understand...

Elizabeth Gilbert – Eat, Pray, Love

The thirty-four-year-old journalist from New York Liz Gilbert decides to travel for a year between Italy, India and Indonesia. This is her life adventure,...

Claire-Louise Bennett – Pond

Pond is an experimental novel that takes place entirely inside the mind of an unnamed protagonist. It relates the thought processes and...

Heiko H. Caimi – The Predestined Ones

Against the backdrop of a labour strike, there are twelve interwoven destinies; twelve characters who will be part of an unexpected sequence...

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Raphael d’Abdon – the kubrick connection

(based on actual events)    1.   eyes wide shut the first time i watched it it was christmas eve    2.   the shining part 1 the first time i watched...