Books by Antony Shugaar

ON EARTH AS IT IS IN HEAVEN by Davide Enia
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 11, 2014

"The over-the-top clichés seem to come with the fictional territory as the novel explores just what it means to be a man."
This Sicilian novel encompasses a multigenerational family—against a backdrop of war and the Mafia—as it tells the story of how a boy becomes a boxer and a man. Read full book review >
BANDIT LOVE by Massimo Carlotto
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"Mediterranean noir."

The tense, fast-paced book by Italian crime writer Carlotto is both familiar (in form, tone and plot, this hearkens back to 1930s noir by masters like Hammett, Chandler and Cain) and exotic (in its European settings—these are the mean streets not of Los Angeles or Chicago, but of Padua).

Nearing 50, Marco "The Alligator" Buratti is a retired mobster, or anyway a mobster who would dearly like to be retired, left to sip Calvados and listen to blues in the dive he co-owns, "The Dog's Bed." Read full book review >