• There is something about [Pavese] that is insinuating, haunting and lyrically pervasive

    New York Times Book Review
  • For my trip to Los Angeles, I'm packing Cesare Pavese's The Beautiful Summer, with an introduction by Elizabeth Strout, a slender account of love in 1930s Italy

    Guardian Best Summer Books 2018
  • Reminds one very much of the trajectory of the relationship between two young people at the heart of André Aciman's Call Me By Your Name

    RTE Recommended Summer Reads
  • Penguin's re-release of Cesare Pavese's The Beautiful Summer (as choice a pick as its title implies) is simply gorgeous

    Marie Claire - Best Books to Read This Summer