Author Archives: Nick Triolo

China Dream

Released to coincide with the thirtieth anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests, Ma Jian’s China Dream is a razor-sharp indictment and fully loaded analysis of China’s recent history and the future Continue reading

Animalia

Grove Atlantic, 2019. $27, 384 pages.  Many characters populate Del Amo’s arresting saga of the toll taken by incest, autism, Catholic shame, and war on four generations of pig farmers, but Continue reading

The Salt Path

Penguin Books, 2019. $17, 270 pages. Since Exodus and certainly in Homer’s telling of The Odyssey, the epic journey, the leaving home in search of one’s self, has been a literary Continue reading