Copertina Eeva-Liisa Manner,
On the Tip of the Fingers
(Poems 1956-1977) Parallel Finnish text Edited by Maria Antonietta Iannella-Helenius 
pp. 220
Euro: 15,49 - ISBN: 88-86358-53-9
The poems are taken from a volume in verse entitled Runoja 1956-1977 (Helsinki 1980), a choice made by a poetess, considered in Finland as the highest expression of Modernism. This volume also contains an accurate introduction by the editor, presenting Eeva-Liisa Manner’s life and work.
Copertina Donata Testa,
Hand Luggage
Chronicle of True Stories 
pp. 84
Euro: 7,74 - ISBN: 88-86358-43-1
True stories that the author has taken from newspapers or personal accounts and gathered in dense and engaging writing. Stories of ordinary people, too close to it to pay attention to the hell of their lives. Stories of violence and pain that these pages denounce without emphasis or rhetoric, but with the simple crudeness of the facts we read everyday in the newspapers, our sensibility unaffected, dulled into indifference.
Copertina Miranda Miranda,
Gorgeous Queen
The story of Maria d'Avalos and Fabrizio Carafa in the 16th Century Naples 
pp. 152
Euro: 10,33 - ISBN: 88-86358-34-2
An intense novel of vibrous passions: the domineering love, hatred, music. It tells the event that in 1590 shocked the city of Naples by the excellence of the protagonists: Maria d'Avalos d’Aragona, her husband Carlo Gesualdo, Prince of Venosa, considered as the main Italian madrigalist, and Fabrizio Carafa. The novel recalls the love between Maria and Fabrizio, investigates the reasons and the deep motivations that brought the lovers to the choice of death as an extreme challange.
Copertina Fatima Curzio,
The Dragon Throne
pp. 220
Euro: 15,00 - ISBN: 88-86358-64-4
Set in imperial China at the threshold of the 20th century, during the last years of Manchu Dynasty, this wonderful novel combines faithful historical reconstruction and captivating plot with an unexpected ending. Through the story of three characters, the writer, an expert sinologist, recalls the human tragedies and the revolutionary tensions of the Forbidden City, at the time of the tyrannical and cruel Empress Regent’s death.


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