The American: For Italy & the World
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The End of Faith
By Marc Alan Di Martino
The reissuing of Leonard Gardner's 1969 "Fat City" should be cause for literary cheer.
Samantha Harvey's novel-length letter to a long-lost friend is as brilliant as it is sad.
In the spirit of "Dr. Strangelove," French novelist Michel Houellebecq puts a brilliantly comic spin on a sensitive topic.
Chilean Alejandro Zambra's stories move from fictional autobiography into handsome melancholy.
David Vann's vision of family redemption starts magically, but grows foul with rage.