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

Il giorno della civetta

Leonardo Sciascia (b. 1921, Racalmuto; d. 1989, Palermo) is one of Italy’s foremost authors. A novelist, essayist, playwright and politician, Sciascia used his writing to expose the corruption inherent in Italian society; specifically, the collusion between the government, the Church … Continue reading