The American: For Italy & the World
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The End of Faith
By Marc Alan Di Martino
César Aira uses a vast slum as magnet for every kind of human and social chaos.
Andrés Neuman's slender but astute novel examines death from three sides.
Blanchot's seminal "novel" is about the act of creation itself, and its costs.
Christopher Logue's personal "Iliad" recharges Homer and makes the ancient actual.
Lydia Davis' early stories demonstrate an uncanny gift for "real-time" subversion.