Ray Bradbury, the writer who anticipated the present

When Ray Bradbury posted Fahrenheit 451 In 1953, he imagined a world dominated by audiovisual culture and in which the written word was forbidden, a concern, that of the predominance of the image, which resonates in the centenary of the birth of this American writer. On August 22, 1920, a young man was born in […]

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 […]

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 […]

‘Clement wants to give substitute an important role at Club Brugge’

At Club Brugge they are also busy preparing for next season. Newcomers are not yet listed at Blauw-Zwart. The only ‘transfers’ that Club has done so far are extending the loan of Sobol and shifting youngsters Lammens, Van den Keybus and Aelterman to the A-core. Nevertheless, we may expect some changes in the starting eleven […]

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. […]

Nancy puts the audio book in the spotlight

This year, in Nancy, Le Livre sur la Place, one of the biggest events which opens the start of the literary season, will be held under a new formula, in two weekends from September 11 to 20, 2020. The 42nd edition is sponsored by Leïla Slimani, Goncourt 2016, who will present her new novel, The […]

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 […]