Donatella Di Pietrantonio
2019, pp. 176, $ 16.00
Winner of the Campiello Prize. A pitch-perfect rendering in English by Ann Goldstein, Elena Ferrante’s translator. “I was the Arminuta, the girl returned. I spoke another language, I no longer knew who I belonged to. The word ‘mama’ stuck in my throat like a toad. And, nowadays,...