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Olivier Adam – Cliffs

For a novel, if it is fact or fiction is not important. If the novel works, it works: it is not important what happens,...

Ada Gobetti – Partisan Diary: A Woman’s Life in the Italian...

  The brave everyday life of the Resistance Ada Prospero was the wife of Piero Gobetti, an Italian journalist and politician who, in 1926, died very...

Beppe Fenoglio – A Private Affair

  Love and war: two words that seem to contradict each other. However, never have they managed to coexist so harmoniously as in this book. After...

Pedro Lemebel – My tender Matador

  Love and rebellion Santiago, Chile, Spring 1986. During Pinochet’s dictatorship, under the apparent calm of terror, Manuel Rodriguez’s Patriotic Front is seething. Here the Fairy...

Giulia Romoli – Laura

  The first thing she does is turn off the radio. The sky is black outside the car. It oppresses things, it crushes them. The young man...

Elio Vittorini – Men and not men

  There was a man in 1944 who was wanted by German police and was forced to take refuge in the mountains. That was where,...

Donald Barthelme – Snow White

An Uncategorizable Novel A novel that proceeds by fragments (the only form that Donald Barthelme said he could trust), which are narrated by an individual...

Julio Cortàzar – Blow-Up and Other Stories

A homage to Bird Narrated by biographer Bruno’s cynical point of view, The Pursuer is a story about the tormented genius of Johnny Carter, aka...

Andre Dubus – We don’t live here anymore

Looking for the human soul There are no lies in Andre Dubus’ pages, just a constant and piercing exploration of the human soul, a constant...

Sylvia Plath – The Bell Jar

A troubled voice Through the voice of her alter ego Esther, Sylvia Plath shares her dramatic experience with depression and attempted suicide, in a nicely...