Francesco Piccolo
Momenti trascurabili, Vol. 3 (Negligible moments, Vol. 3)

Francesco Piccolo is back with another collection of humorous snapshots that reveal the preciousness of every little fragment of our daily life.

What if in life there were no negligible moments? From the hopelessly mismatched socks to the fortune teller who predicts a new love for your wife, by now we know the fun of living every instant (even the ones we would rather forget). And we will never get tired of finding that fun all over again. Keep reading…

 

 

 

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Matteo Nucci
Achille e Odisseo. La ferocia e l’inganno (Achilles and Odysseus. Ferocity and Deception)

With an engaging narrative, Matteo Nucci reveals the eternal dimension of the two great Homeric heroes: opposite human models that go beyond the myth.

What does it mean to be human? Throwing yourself headlong against obstacles at the cost of death, or planning every move wisely? Chasing the truth, or manipulating it? To be Achilles, or Odysseus? Keep reading…

 

 

 

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Silvia Ballestra
La nuova stagione (The New Season)

Shortlisted for Premio Strega 2020

Is everything really so immutable in the succession of generations and harvests? Can we still hope to leave the planet better off than when we came into it?

Silvia Ballestra writes a novel that is current and ancient at the same time, like the places where she was born, to which she dedicates pages of scathing humor, but also full of the nostalgia and the amazement of someone who feels that a new season is coming. Keep reading…

 

 

 

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Gianrico Carofiglio
La misura del tempo (The Measure of Time)

Shortlisted for Premio Strega 2020

The new Guido Guerrieri novel, a N°1 bestseller

A surprising investigation back and forth across the dangerous border between truth and mere verisimilitude. His old friend Carmelo Tancredi, a retired police inspector, and charming investigator Annapaola Doria are once again by his side. Keep reading…

 

 

 

 

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Gian Arturo Ferrari
Ragazzo italiano (Italian Boy)

Shortlisted for Premio Strega 2020

An Italy still alive in the deep memory of the country, in the familiar vicissitudes of many Italians. 

The story of Ragazzo italiano (Italian Boy) reflects the history of the whole country – the harshness, poverty, anxiety about the future – the story of a generation born of the war but determined to carry out projects and dreams beyond that tragedy. Keep reading…

 

 

 

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Melania G. Mazzucco
L’architettrice

The first female architect of modern history.

In May 1624 a father accompanies his eight-year-old daughter to Santa Severa beach, north of Rome. There, a few months earlier, a chimerical creature ran aground. A whale. Until the day of that discovery, no whales had ever appeared on the coasts of Italy. That’s why the man is there. He wants his daughter to understand that even what is beyond our horizon exists. Keep reading…

 

 

 

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Roberto Burioni
Virus. La grande sfida (Virus. The Great Challenge)

A thorough, documented analysis that allows us to understand the virus and deal with the situation that is distressing and worrying people all over the world.

The new coronavirus is a challenge to our advanced society. We cannot know when we will defeat it, but we are confident that we can count on a formidable weapon: science. Keep reading…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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