• A rich and surprising, bright and liberal novel, dense with stories and even courageous, because of the topics it deals with and the profound lightness with which it deals with them

    Rolling Stone
  • Pacifico has an uber-literary horizon which is as classical as it is experimental

    Vogue Italia
  • The Story of My Purity manages to be both absurd and sincere; it is impossible to resist Piero Rosini's precise narration of his struggle to be a saint as he endures so many earthly temptations. A joy to read'

    Dana Spiotta