Anne Milano Appel (trans.)

M: Son of the Century: A Novel

By Anne Milano Appel (trans.) - By Antonio Scurati - Published 2022



Benito Mussolini prepares to speak to a small group of people in Milan’s Piazza San Sepolcro on March 23, 1919. His eyes have been ...Read Review


By Anne Milano Appel (trans.) - By Luce D'eramo - Published 2018Published c1979


Biographical FictionLiterary

Deviation is a 1979 Italian autobiographical novel now translated in English.  Luce D’Eramo comes from a privileged, fascist Italian family.  In 1944 at the ...Read Review

Theory of Shadows

By Anne Milano Appel (trans.) - By Paolo Maurensig - Published 2018


Biographical FictionLiteraryMystery/Crime

On March 24, 1946, current world chess champion, Alexandre Alekhine, is supposed to be getting ready to defend his title against a Russian challenger. But, ...Read Review

The Art of Joy

By Anne Milano Appel (trans.) - By Goliarda Sapienza - Published 2013



Modesta begins her account by describing her mentally challenged sister, Tina. Their mother says Tina is a curse caused by her father’s ...Read Review

I Will Have Vengeance: The Winter of Commissario Ricciardi

By Anne Milano Appel (trans.) - By Maurizio de Giovanni - Published 2013



Luigi Alfredo Ricciardi is the dapper commissario of police in Naples, Italy. It is March of 1931 when he is called to the Royal ...Read Review