With this new novel about the passage from childhood to adolescence to adulthood, Elena Ferrante gives her readers another gripping, highly addictive, Neapolitan story in The Lying Life of Adults.
In Tricks, Domenico Starnone presents an unusual duel between two formidable minds. One is Daniele Mallarico, a once-successful illustrator who feels his artistic prowess fading. The other is Mario, Daniele's four-year-old grandson.
An Italian family, sizable, with its routines and rituals, crazes, pet phrases, and stories, doubtful, comical, indispensable, comes to life in the pages of Natalia Ginzburg’s Family Lexicon. The book takes the shape of a novel, yet everything is true.