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 […]

I say to the Courier – At the funeral of Alberto Sordi, as everyone mourned his death

Dear Aldo, on June 15th, 1920 was born a great Italian actor, Alberto Sordi. Our Albertone national we miss his great ability to communicate, laugh. His historical film, the tassinaro, the physician, the moralist . His way of being witty, acid, diagnostic: this is the largest Italian actor. Maximum Aurioso Dear Massimo, I always […]

Dead Luigi Spagnol, the publisher who brought Harry Potter in Italy

Had one of the most talented, creative, Luigi Spagnol, died yesterday in Milan aged 59, at the end of a long struggle against the disease, fought working until the end. Shy, but direct, always available to the dialogue, had the publishing in the blood, being the son of Mario Spagnol, discoverer of talents and great […]

Best Books: Non-Fiction Books of May 2020

AThe recommendation list with the largest distribution in the German-speaking countries appears monthly here. Media partners are LITERARISCHE WELT, WDR 5, “NZZ” and Austria 1. Experts select ten non-fiction books (not specialist books) from the humanities, natural sciences, social and economic sciences. May is about explosive thinkers and the broken climate in ancient Rome. 1. […]

Volker Ullrich: Chronicle of the last week of the Third Reich after Hitler’s death

Siegfried Unseld was one of the first to know. As a marine radio operator, the then twenty-year-old Suhrkamp publisher was one of the radio squads that transmitted messages from the naval commander-in-chief, Grand Admiral Dönitz, in the last few weeks of the war. Unseld’s radio station at Dönitz’s improvised headquarters in Plön in Holstein was […]

Düzen Tekkal: “My Germany was a country of opportunities”

She has six sisters, four brothers and a career that Germans with and without an immigration background can only respect: Düzen Tekkal was born in 1978 in Hanover to Yazidi parents and went her way as a journalist and author. In 2015 she founded, an association that works with multi-religious and multi-ethnic projects for […]

It would be a mistake for us to want to do it ourselves

What Italy needs more liquidity today. As much as needed to close the hole opened by a drop in income which, at the end of the year, will be worth over 150 billion euros, according to the forecasts of the International Monetary Fund. We need liquidity so that those who cannot work do not lose […]

Armin Nassehi on protest culture and her break in the time of Corona

WORLD: They were part of the Leopoldina Working Group, which recommends a gradual return to normal. Will normality ever be old or do we have to adjust to a “new normal”? Armin Nassehi: In the short term, “normality” will have an index. I am curious to see how long it will take until we no […]