Pinocchio, by Carlo Collodi (children’s edition)

Illustrated by Fulvio Testa ____________ JACKET COPY Though one of the best-known books in the world, Pinocchio at the same time remains unknown—linked in many minds to the Walt Disney movie that bears little relation to Carlo Collodi’s splendid original. That story is of course about a puppet who, after many trials, succeeds in becoming a “real […] Read more ...

Pinocchio, by Carlo Collodi

Introduction by Umberto Eco Afterword by Rebecca West ____________ JACKET COPY Though one of the best-known books in the world, Pinocchio at the same time remains unknown—linked in many minds to the Walt Disney movie that bears little relation to Carlo Collodi’s splendid original. That story is of course about a puppet who, after many trials, succeeds in […] Read more ...

Skylark Farm, by Antonia Arslan

Finalist, L.A. Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction Longlist, International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award ____________ JACKET COPY A beautiful, wrenching debut chronicling the life of a family struggling for survival during the Armenian genocide in Turkey, in 1915. After forty years in Venice, Yerwant is planning a long-awaited reunion with his family at their homestead […] Read more ...

The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana, by Umberto Eco

Winner, Lewis Galantière Translation Award Finalist, PEN Center USA Translation Award Finalist, National Translation Award ____________ JACKET COPY International bestselling and award-winning author Umberto Eco’s illustrated novel The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana is “an insidiously witty and provocative story” (Los Angeles Times). Yambo, a sixtyish rare-book dealer who lives in Milan, has suffered a […] Read more ...

Two Lines: Power (co-edited)

All neighbors of the flesh —form, fields of wheat, emptiness— are gathered in its immediacy. —Eunice Odio (trans. by Keith Ekiss & Sonia P. Ticas) ______ ABOUT Two Lines: Power, guest-edited by Geoffrey Brock (poetry) and Marian Schwartz (prose), gathers writing from around the world on the theme of power. Whether it is Cho Se-hui’s […] Read more ...