Art and literature intersect in images from the acclaimed contemporary artist Enrico Lombardi and words from the new Italian literary light Edoardo Albinati, who collaborate to describe the magical and surreal atmosphere of a nighttime encounter on the outskirts of a city.
An instant blockbuster in Italy where it has sold over 700,000 copies, and now an international literary phenomenon, 100 Strokes of the Brush Before Bed is the fictionalized memoir of Melissa P., a Sicilian teenager whose quest for love rapidly devolves into a shocking journey of sexual discovery.
The nineteenth century represents a crucial historical and cultural phase in the development of modern Italy. Writing to Delight provides a selection of short stories written by some of the most accomplished and acclaimed female authors of nineteenth-century Italy, made available to an English-speaking audience for the first time through this translation.
Legendary Japanese novelist Soseki Natsume dissects the human personality in all its complexity in this unforgettable narrative. Keitaro, a recent college graduate, lives a life intertwined with several other characters, each carrying their own emotional baggage.
A timeless work, beloved since the Middle Ages, takes a glorious new form in this deluxe modern edition. IThe Tales of Ise contains 125 vignettes following a valiant hero from his coming of age to his death.