Charles Bukowski a century later. Great poet, drunk and enlightened

The centenary of Charles Bukowski, born on August 16, 1920, destined to arouse many memories and nostalgia above all, is to be believed, among those who read it as a child, in the troubled and visionary seventies. Especially in Europe, because the cult was born in Germany, in France and here in Italy, where Feltrinelli […]

Coronavirus: trials with hyperimmune equine serum begin

“The virus needs to enter cells to replicate. To do this, you must recognize the receptor, join the cell, and enter. So what we did was take that protein, that little piece of virus, we produced it in great quantity by a biotechnological process, we immunized horses (a process harmless to animals) and they produced […]

2020 Witch Award, Sandro Veronesi wins

With 200 votes Sandro Veronesi flies on the night of the Witch. All off his Hummingbird (The ship of Teso), also what was considered his most direct opponent, Gianrico Carofiglio that with The measure of time (Einaudi Stile libero) collects 132 preferences. Valeria Parrella follows with 86 votes for Almerina (Einaudi), Gian Arturo Ferrari with […]

2020 Witch Award, Sandro Veronesi wins

With 200 votes Sandro Veronesi flies on the night of the Witch. All off his Hummingbird (The ship of Teso), also what was considered his most direct opponent, Gianrico Carofiglio that with The measure of time (Einaudi Stile libero) collects 132 preferences. Valeria Parrella follows with 86 votes for Almerina (Einaudi), Gian Arturo Ferrari with […]

2020 Witch Award, Sandro Veronesi wins

With 200 votes Sandro Veronesi flies on the night of the Witch. All off his Hummingbird (The ship of Teso), also what was considered his most direct opponent, Gianrico Carofiglio that with The measure of time (Einaudi Stile libero) collects 132 preferences. Valeria Parrella follows with 86 votes for Almerina (Einaudi), Gian Arturo Ferrari with […]

Coronavirus: New vaccine achieves encouraging results in human trials

This potential vaccine is the fourth preliminary-stage drug to yield positive results in human trials, along with projects involving the companies Moderna, CanSino Biologics and Inovio Pharmaceuticals. On the Stock Exchange, BioNTech shares rose 4.6%, after having climbed to 19%, its highest level in more than three months; while Pzifer’s shares rose 4.4%, to $ […]

The audacity that is lacking in the Democratic Party and the Five Stars

Cthe ten points in favor of the Mes that Nicola Zingaretti enunciated Monday on the columns of this newspaper are convincing. A very effective manifesto, well written, well argued. Shareable, in our opinion, from the first to the last word. Sorry that the government partners have dropped that text without even worthy of any consideration. […]

Dead Milton Glaser, the inventor of the “I love New York” logo

The confession had come in 2016, live and with much irony, during one of the Artist Talk del Cima, the Center for Italian Modern art in New York: Morandi was for me a unique and unrepeatable master, not only of art, but also of modesty, generosity, passion for small things. Then citing his favorite paintings […]

Carlos Ruiz Rt, who died the writer of “the shadow of The wind”

dead writer Carlos Ruiz Zafn at his residence in Los Angeles — where he lived since 1993, due to cancer, as reported by the Spanish media. Today is a day very sad for the entire team of the Planeta who knew him and worked with him for twenty years, during which it was forged a […]