A count's hotel-residence in Tuscany strives to take visitors into Italy's rustic past.
Despite Owen and Watts, German Tom Tykwer's anti-banking screed falls flat.
For ever-child Michael Jackson, maturity was always a rumor.
Gabriele Salvatores goes soft on war — on a Greek island.
Dinaw Menestu's first novel beautifully understates the obviousness of human complication.
August Kleinzhaler revels in the luminous mess that is America.
Elizabeth Evans: "Marcie tried to heat herself up, become a golden lamp, project golden beams of goodness..."
Daniele Luchetti examines two brothers coming of age in 1960s and 70s Rome.
Mohsin Hamid's debut novel is a darkly funny look at late 90s urban Pakistan.
In 1978, a young fish-lover got a taste of Calabrian adulthood.
When the two Christs and their Ritz crackers come calling, wouldn't you know it was Mom's idea.