In Other Words (In altre parole)

Jhumpa Lahiri (London, 1967) describes In Other Words (In altre parole) (Knopf, 2016) as an “autobiografia linguistica, un autoritratto (linguistic autobiography, a self-portrait).” This dual-language book, originally written in Italian (Guanda, 2015), is a product of Lahiri’s complex linguistic background and, as such, … Continue reading

Quando Roma era un paradiso

Quando Roma era un Paradiso (When Rome Was a Paradise), a 2016 Strega Prize nominee, is a collection of author and painter Stefano Malatesta’s memories from his youth in post-World-War-II Rome when the Eternal City unseated Paris as Europe’s center of … Continue reading