The American: For Italy & the World
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That Awful Mess on the Via Merulana
By Book Staff
Italy and Italians
Italo Svevo's remarkable Zeno Cosini has the pedigree of a 21st-century neurotic.
Little written about World War II and southern Italy rivals Lewis' memoir.
At his best, the late Dino Buzzati made the magical abut the mundane.
Roberto Saviano's cluttered new book plumbs the depths of cocaine trafficking.
Tracking Rome street art is a noble cause, but not when words get in the way.