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Antic Hay

Antic Hay is a comic novel by Aldous Huxley, published in 1923. The story takes place in London, and depicts the aimless or self-absorbed cultural elite in the sad and turbulent times following the end of ...

Non so niente di te

Filippo è il figlio modello che tutti i genitori vorrebbero avere: buono, attento, intelligente e studioso. Ha un percorso di studi ben tracciato davanti a sé e una carriera promettente a portata di mano. A...

Death's End

As The Three-Body Problem and The Dark Forest, first two books of the triology Remembrance of Earth's Past, this Cixin Liu's novel was a great success. The action of the novel...

Pachinko

Pachinko received excellent reviews and was short-listed for the US National Book Award for fiction in 2017. This is understandable, as it has an engrossing narrative, interesting characters and an...

Leone

Una storia fuori dal tempo ma ambientata ai giorni nostri. Si parla infatti di un bambino di soli 6 anni, Leone, che manifesta un senso religioso e una vita di preghiera che affiorano pubblicamente e in un...

The Salt Path. A memoir

As a consequence of an ill-advised financial deal, the author and her husband find themselves homeless. To compound the situation, he is shortly after diagnosed with a terminal neurodegenerative disorder....

The Wife's Tale

This is a thoroughly absorbing and lyrical biography of the author’s grandmother, born in Ethiopia in 1916 and destined to live through the turbulent changes experienced by this country as it emerged from a...

Ethan Frome

In a desolate environment, Ethan Frome is a very poor man, married to Zeena, a quite sick woman but at the same time very dominant and selfish. Ethan falls in love with Mattie, a relative of his wife hired...

Novelist as a Profession

Haruki Murakami (Kyoto, 1949) is a Japanese writer and translator, author of novels and stories. ‘Shokugyō to shite no shōsetsuka’ is a collection of eleven short essays that presents ideas of how the...