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The Lying Life of Adults Cover Image
By Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein (Translator)
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ISBN: 9781609455910
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Published: Europa Editions - September 1st, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A NATIONAL INDIE BESTSELLER. Soon to be a NETFLIX Original Series.

A POWERFUL NEW NOVEL set in a divided Naples by ELENA FERRANTE, the New York Times best-selling author of My Brilliant Friend and The Lost Daughter.


A Girl Returned Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781609455286
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Published: Europa Editions - July 2nd, 2019

WINNER OF THE CAMPIELLO PRIZE

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 TRANSLATED BOOK AWARDS

A 2019 BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR (Washington PostKirkus ReviewsDallas Morning News)

A pitch-perfect rendering in English by Ann Goldstein, Elena Ferrante's translator.


The Girl with the Leica: Based on the True Story of the Woman Behind the Name Robert Capa Cover Image
By Helena Janeczek, Ann Goldstein (Translator)
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ISBN: 9781609455477
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Published: Europa Editions - October 8th, 2019

WINNER The Strega Prize


A Day in the Life of Ancient Rome: Daily Life, Mysteries, and Curiosities Cover Image
By Alberto Angela, Gregory Conti (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781933372716
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Published: Europa Editions - May 26th, 2009

The wondrous extravagance of banquets where flamingos are roasted whole and wine flows like rivers. The roar of frenzied spectators inside the Colosseum during a battle between gladiators. A crowd of onlookers gathered at a slave auction.


The Sect of Angels Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781609455132
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Published: Europa Editions - April 30th, 2019

Based on a true story and told with the pacing, humor, and thrills of a Mediterranean mystery, Andrea Camilleri's new novel tells of a turn-of-the-century Sicilian scandal that revealed a tendency that is with us still: the refusal to accept the truth.


Trick Cover Image
By Domenico Starnone, Jhumpa Lahiri (Translator)
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ISBN: 9781609454449
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Published: Europa Editions - March 6th, 2018

A weary man faces the ghosts of his past while caring for his grandson in Naples in this National Book Award finalist novel by the acclaimed author of Ties.


Clash of Civilizations Over an Elevator in Piazza Vittorio: A Novel Cover Image
By Amara Lakhous, Ann Goldstein (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781933372617
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Published: Europa Editions - September 30th, 2008

A small culturally mixed community living in an apartment building in the center of Rome is thrown into dissaray when one of the tenants is murdered. As each of the victim's neighbors is questioned by the police, readers are offered an all-access pass into the most colorful neighborhood in contemporary Rome.


The Measure of a Man: A Novel of Leonardo Da Vinci Cover Image
By Marco Malvaldi, Howard Curtis (Translator)
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ISBN: 9781609455514
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Published: Europa Editions - October 15th, 2019

October 1493. Florence is still mourning the death of Lorenzo the Magnificent. Columbus' ships have only recently reached the New World. The modern financial system has just come into being thanks to the adaption of the letter of credit. Meanwhile, Milan is experiencing a renaissance under the leadership of Ludovico il Moro.


Elena Ferrante's Key Words Cover Image
By Tiziana de Rogatis, Will Schutt (Translator)
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ISBN: 9781609455637
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Published: Europa Editions - December 3rd, 2019

"I greatly admire the work of Tiziana de Rogatis. She is a reader of deep refinement. Often I think that she knows my books better than I. So, I read her with admiration and remain silent."--ELENA FERRANTE, in the magazine, San Lian Sheng Huo Zhou Kan


The Street Kids Cover Image
By Pier Paolo Pasolini, Ann Goldstein (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781609453084
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Published: Europa Editions - August 30th, 2016

The Street Kids is the most important novel by Italy's preeminent late-20th Century author and intellectual, Pier Paolo Pasolini. A powerful, groundbreaking contemporary classic, The Street Kids is now available in a new translation by Ann Goldstein, translator of Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan Novels. 


Ties Cover Image
By Domenico Starnone, Jhumpa Lahiri (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781609453855
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Published: Europa Editions - March 7th, 2017

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year

A Sunday Times and Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year

Translated by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri, Ties is a compulsively readable and provocative novel about marriage and family by one of Italy's bestselling novelists.


The Bastards of Pizzofalcone Cover Image
By Maurizio De Giovanni, Antony Shugaar (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781609453145
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Published: Europa Editions - April 5th, 2016

A new series of hardboiled crime fiction set in contemporary Naples by the author of the internationally bestselling Commissario Ricciardi series. 


I Will Have Vengeance (Commissario Ricciardi #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781609450946
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Published: Europa Editions - December 31st, 2012

Commissario Ricciardi has visions. He sees 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 successful homicide detectives on the Naples police front. But the horror of his visions has hollowed him out emotionally. He drinks too much and sleeps too little.


The Beach at Night Cover Image
By Elena Ferrante, Mara Cerri (Illustrator), Ann Goldstein (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781609453701
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Published: Europa Editions - November 1st, 2016

Named one of The Guardian's "Best Books of 2016"

From the author of My Brilliant Friend


Eva Sleeps Cover Image
By Francesca Melandri, Katherine Gregor (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781609453121
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Published: Europa Editions - July 26th, 2016

A bestselling novel in Italy and Elle magazine's book of the year, Eva Sleeps is a sweeping modern story about family, forgiveness, and conflict. At its heart is the story of a woman searching for the truth about her origins. This literary page-turner will delight fans of Elena Ferrante. 


The Sacco Gang Cover Image
By Andrea Camilleri, Stephen Sartarelli (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781609454234
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Published: Europa Editions - July 17th, 2018

A "wild west" tale of two brothers who battle both the state and a mafia empire in 1920s Italy, from famed Italian author Andrea Camilleri.


We Are Family Cover Image
By Fabio Bartolomei, Antony Shugaar (Translator)
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ISBN: 9781609455033
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Published: Europa Editions - January 8th, 2019

"Zanily inventive . . . This deeply eccentric comedy belongs in the company of the best novels about wildly precocious kids" (The Seattle Times).


Darkness for the Bastards of Pizzofalcone Cover Image
By Maurizio De Giovanni, Antony Shugaar (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781609453374
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Published: Europa Editions - August 2nd, 2016

A kidnapped child and the burglary of a high-class apartment: two crimes that seem to have no connection at all until Inspector Lojacono, known as "The Chinaman," starts to investigate.
 


The Pope's Daughter: A Novel of Lucrezia Borgia Cover Image
By Dario Fo, Anthony Shugaar (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781609452742
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Published: Europa Editions - August 4th, 2015

Lucrezia Borgia is one of the most vilified women in modern history. The daughter of a notorious pope, she was twice betrothed before the age of eleven and thrice married—one husband was forced to declare himself impotent and thereby unfit and another was murdered by Lucrezia’s own brother, Cesar Borgia.


The Colombian Mule Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781609451356
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Published: Europa Editions - September 3rd, 2013

Massimo Carlotto has been called “the reigning king of Mediterranean noir” (Boston Phoenix) and “the best living Italian crime writer” (Il Manifesto). 


Glass Souls: A Commissario Ricciardi Mystery Cover Image
By Maurizio De Giovanni, Antony Shugaar (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781609454098
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Published: Europa Editions - July 18th, 2017

The eighth entry in Maurizio de Giovanni's internationally bestselling Commissario Ricciardi series.


For All the Gold in the World Cover Image
By Massimo Carlotto, Antony Shugaar (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781609453367
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Published: Europa Editions - July 19th, 2016

This novel, by one of Italy’s bestselling crime novelists, provides a unique perspective on the criminal and social dynamics that dominate contemporary Italy.
 


The Apothecary's Shop: Venice 1118 A.D. Cover Image
By Roberto Tiraboschi, Katherine Gregor (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781609454173
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Published: Europa Editions - October 24th, 2017

In a medieval Venice ravaged by famine and orgiastic revelries, the protagonists of The Apothecary’s Shop explore the depths of the city and the paths to the supernatural in their search for a missing child.


The Athenian Women: A Novel Cover Image
By Alessandro Barbero, Anthony Shugaar (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781609454197
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Published: Europa Editions - January 2nd, 2018

 The Athenian Women presents a powerful vision of class struggle, the subjugation of women under a patriarchal system, and the courage needed to change the course of history.


The Revolution of the Moon Cover Image
By Andrea Camilleri, Stephen Sartarelli (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781609453916
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Published: Europa Editions - April 18th, 2017

From the author of the Inspector Montalbano series comes the remarkable account of an exceptional woman who rises to power in 17th century Sicily and brings about sweeping changes that threaten the iron-fisted patriarchy, before being cast out in a coup after only 27 days. 


Day of the Dead: The Autumn of Comissario Ricciardi (Commissario Ricciardi #4) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781609451875
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Published: Europa Editions - March 5th, 2014

In this fourth installment of the internationally successful Commissario Ricciardi series, the Commissario is investigating the death of Matteo, one of the many street urchins who live hand-to-mouth in the dark alleys of 1930s Naples. While at first the death seems provoked by natural causes, it quickly emerges that there’s more to the tragedy than meets the eye.
 


Dispute Over a Very Italian Piglet Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781609451882
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Published: Europa Editions - April 1st, 2014

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.


First Execution Cover Image
By Domenico Starnone, Anthony Shugaar (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781933372662
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Published: Europa Editions - February 24th, 2009

From Domenico Starnone, the Strega-prize winning author of Ties (2017), a stylish metaphysical novel about the art of teaching, the fear of terrorism, the sinuous paths that self-delusion lead us down, and the travails of growing old.


Everyone in Their Place: The Summer of Commissario Ricciardi Cover Image
By Maurizio De Giovanni, Antony Shugaar (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781609451431
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Published: Europa Editions - November 5th, 2013

Book Three of the Commissario Ricciardi Series


Ferocity Cover Image
By Nicola Lagioia, Antony Shugaar (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781609453817
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Published: Europa Editions - October 10th, 2017

Winner of the 2015 Strega Prize, Italy's preeminent prize for fiction

Ferocity
is at once an intimate family saga and a cinematic portrait of the moral and political corruption of an entire society. It is an ambitious, stylish work by one of Italy's foremost novelists.


The Eye Stone: The First Medieval Noir About the Birth of Venice Cover Image
By Roberto Tiraboschi, Katherine Gregor (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781609452650
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Published: Europa Editions - May 5th, 2015

In the twelfth century AD, Venice is little more than an agglomeration of small islands snatched from the muddy tides. The magnificent city-lagoon of Venice, the rich and powerful Serene Republic, is yet to be born.


The Young Bride: A Novel Cover Image
By Alessandro Baricco, Ann Goldstein (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781609453343
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Published: Europa Editions - July 19th, 2016

From international bestselling author, Alessandro Baricco, comes a scintillating and sensual novel about a young woman’s ingress into a fantastically strange family.
 


The Bottom of Your Heart: Inferno for Commissario Ricciardi Cover Image
By Maurizio De Giovanni, Antony Shugaar (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781609452933
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Published: Europa Editions - November 3rd, 2015

In the middle of a summer heat wave, as Naples prepares for one of its most important holy days, a renowned surgeon falls to his death from the window of his office. For Commissario Ricciardi and Brigadier Maione it is the beginning of an investigation that will bring them into contact with the most torrid, conflicting and enduring of human passions.


Blood Curse: The Springtime of Commissario Ricciardi Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781609451134
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Published: Europa Editions - May 7th, 2013

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 in the Naples police force. But all that horror and suffering has hollowed him out emotionally. He drinks and doesn’t sleep.


Divorce Islamic Style Cover Image
By Amara Lakhous, Ann Goldstein (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781609450663
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Published: Europa Editions - March 27th, 2012

From the author of Clash of Civilizations Over an Elevator in Piazza Vittorio


The Prank of the Good Little Virgin of Via Ormea Cover Image
By Amara Lakhous, Antony Shugaar (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781609453091
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Published: Europa Editions - May 3rd, 2016

A fun and farcical novel, this new "whodunit" about life in multicultural Italy by Amara Lakhous will delight fans of Lakhous' earlier bestseller, Clash of Civilizations Over an Elevator in Piazza Vittorio, and readers of novels such as The Yacoubian Building by Alaa Al Aswany. 


Suburra Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781609454074
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Published: Europa Editions - August 22nd, 2017

Soon to be a Netflix Original Series.

Suburra takes a deep dive into a politically and financially corrupt contemporary Italy, where a mighty local crime family, the Mafia, corrupt politicians, and new rabid criminal elements battle each other for control of a glittering prize—control over a multibillion dollar development twenty miles from the Italian capital.


Viper: A Commissario Ricciardi Mystery Cover Image
By Maurizio De Giovanni, Antony Shugaar (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781609452513
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Published: Europa Editions - March 3rd, 2015

Springtime proffers fragrant temptations to the men and women of Naples. But evil also lurks in the sweet-smelling spring air. It is one week before Easter, Naples, 1932. At the high-class brothel in the center of town known as Paradiso, Viper, the most famous prostitute of all, is found dead. Suffocated with a pillow. Her last client swears that when he left her she was alive and well.


The Eyes of Venice Cover Image
By Alessandro Barbero, Gregory Conti (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781609450823
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Published: Europa Editions - October 30th, 2012

Winner of the Alessandro Manzoni Prize for Fiction


The Breaking of a Wave Cover Image
By Fabio Genovesi, Will Schutt (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781609453879
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Published: Europa Editions - March 21st, 2017

Winner of the 2015 Strega Prize for Young Authors

A young girl struggles with her beloved brother's accidental death, her mother's depression, and fitting in at school in Fabio Genovesi's touching, funny, and imaginative new novel.


The Goodbye Kiss Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781933372051
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Published: Europa Editions - January 1st, 2006

"The best living Italian crime writer."-Il Manifesto
An unscrupulous womanizer, as devoid of morals now as he once was full of idealistic fervor, returns to Italy, where he is wanted for a series of crimes. To earn himself the guise of respectability, he is willing to go as far as murder.


Bandit Love Cover Image
By Massimo Carlotto, Antony Shugaar (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781933372808
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Published: Europa Editions - September 28th, 2010

Massimo Carlotto has been called “the reigning king of Mediterranean noir” (Boston Phoenix) and “the best living Italian crime writer” (Il Manifesto). Here, making his American debut, is Carlotto’s most famous and beloved serial character: ex-con turned private investigator Marco Buratti, a.k.a The Alligator.


Blues for Outlaw Hearts and Old Whores Cover Image
By Massimo Carlotto, Will Schutt (Translator)
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ISBN: 9781609455699
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Published: World Noir - February 4th, 2020

International secret police operations, drug trafficking, prostitution, and identity theft set the stage for the eternal struggle between Good and Evil.


Beautiful Cover Image
By Massimo Cuomo, Will Schutt (Translator)
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ISBN: 9781609455811
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Published: Europa Editions - March 3rd, 2020

A magical tale of love and rivalry between two brothers.


The Garden of Monsters Cover Image
By Lorenza Pieri, Liesl Schillinger (Translator)
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ISBN: 9781609455972
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Published: Europa Editions - June 9th, 2020

A rural epic about warring families in modern Italy and an intimate bildungsroman of the artist's journey.


Puppies Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781609456047
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Published: World Noir - July 21st, 2020

The next installment in Maurizio de Giovanni's bestselling "Bastards of Pizzofalcone" series unfolds during the crisp beginning of April in contemporary Naples as a new evil spreads throughout the city.