The American: For Italy & the World
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The End of Faith
By Marc Alan Di Martino
Vila-Matas' latest translated novel is a voyage into self, art and literature with a gimpy happy ending.
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.
Elizabeth Evans' new novel is a powerful look at women friends "reunited" in name only.
A paranoid Salvadoran expat in Mexico City dreams of going him — but conspiracies come first.