The Story of a New Name
By Elena Ferrante
(Europa Editions, Paperback, 9781609451349, 480pp.)
Publication Date: September 3, 2013
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Bound by the confines of gender and finances, two young women take divergent paths in Elena Ferrante's The Story of a New Name, the second book in her "Neapolitan Novels" trilogy. Critic John Powers believes the bold, expansive series to be semi-autobiographical, a revelation from a secretive author who won't reveal her true name. More at NPR.org
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