“A rousing family portrait set in Italy’s recent past, Fabio Bartolomei's We Are Family makes a salvific splash.”
— Midwest Book Review, Mar 20 2019
“. . . both a poignant testament to the struggles of the little guy — and a giddily topsy-turvy tour of how youngsters see their world.”
— The Seattle Times, Jan 21 2019
A large part of the value of fiction translated from other languages into English is that it codifies foreign zeitgeists for the cultural record in a way that nonfiction or secondhand observation by Americans never could. In Alfa Romeo 1300 and Other Miracles, a debut comedic...
— Nov 26 2012
The best way to describe Alfa Romeo 1300 and Other Miracles is as a men's mid-life crises novel on drugs. The characters don't start out very likeable. They're three down-on-their-luck, self-centered, often prejudiced guys with poor social and love lives and very few redeeming...