Beppe Severgnini

Beppe Severgnini is a columnist and an editor at Corriere della Sera, which he joined in 1995. He was the editor-in-chief of its weekly magazine 7, from 2017 to 2019 and he created Italians in 1998 – the longest-running blog in the Italian media. He became a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times in 2013. His writing has appeared in The Financial Times and The Economist, where he was the Italy correspondent from 1996 to 2003.   He's the author of 19 books, including the American bestsellers Ciao, America! An Italian Discovers the U.S. and La Bella Figura: A Field Guide to the Italian Mind. His most recent books are Neoitaliani (Rizzoli, Milan, 2020) and Off the Rail - A Train Trip Through Life (Berkley, New York 2019).   Beppe Severgnini created and hosted travel programs and talk-shows for Rai television (Italians, cioè italiani 1997, Luoghi Comuni. Un viaggio in Italia 2001-2002, L’erba dei vicini 2015-16) and for Sky Italia from 2004 to 2010 (Severgnini alle 10, Zona Severgnini). Since 2011 he is a news analyst at Otto e mezzo (La7). He has also worked for radio, both in Italy (Radio Rai, Radio Montecarlo, Virgin Radio) and in the UK (BBC). Mr. Severgnini studied law at the University of Pavia. As a foreign correspondent, he was posted in London, Moscow and Washington; he also covered Eastern Europe, China and the Middle East. He teaches at the School of Journalism of the University of Milan, and he has been a research fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an Isaiah Berlin visiting scholar at Oxford University and a visiting fellow at Ca’ Foscari University in Venice.  In 2001, Mr. Severgnini was made an Officer of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II, and in 2011 the president of Italy conferred on him the title of commendatore in the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic. He lives near Milan with his wife and son.


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Un italiano 8 March 2022
Inter Nos 18 May 2021
Interismi 2000-2020 5 February 2021
Manuale dell'uomo sociale 23 December 2020
Neoitaliani 8 September 2020
Italiani si rimane 8 October 2019
Infiniti interismi 22 July 2019
Italiani si rimane 25 October 2018
L'Italiano. Lezioni semiserie 25 October 2017
Italiani si diventa 14 July 2016
Signori, si cambia 19 November 2015
Inglesi 27 August 2014
La vita è un viaggio 2 April 2014
Un italiano in America 1 October 2013
Italiani di domani 1 October 2012
Manuale dell'uomo di mondo 1 April 2012
La pancia degli italiani 1 September 2011
Italians 29 October 2008
La testa degli italiani 5 March 2008
Manuale dell'uomo domestico 22 October 2003
Manuale dell'imperfetto sportivo 1 October 2003
Manuale dell'imperfetto viaggiatore 7 November 2001
Italiani con valigia 31 October 2001

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