Maurice Walsh – A Quiet Man

During the Irish War of Independence, which ended with the 1921 ceasefire and the institution of the Irish Free State, six men...

Minal Hajratwala – Bountiful Instructions for Enlightenment

Bountiful Instructions for Enlightenment is published by The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective, one of whose patrons is Carolyn Forché; Hajaratwala is also fortunate enough to have...

Davide Verazzani – The last Beatle. Neil Aspinall, behind the scenes...

We were born not only for ourselves, but for the rest of the world Neil Aspinall was Paul McCartney’s classmate...

Massimo Carlotto – Nothing, nothing more in the world

Main character: a middle-aged mother. Secondary characters: her husband, her daughter. Location: a working-class neighborhood in Turin. Time: today. Massimo...

Elisa Emiliani – Ash

During a hot wet summer in the North-East of Italy three inseparable friends live the adventure of a lifetime. Always together, until the end,...

Elsa Morante – The Andalusian Shawl

In 1963  at nearly 50 years of age and during a really difficult period of personal crisis in her life,  the writer Elsa Morante...

Ludovico Ariosto – Satires

“My seat for a turnip” What would you think of the life of Ludovico Ariosto, an author capable of creating a poem such as the...

Kobus Moolman – A Book of Rooms

The multi-award-winning South African poet Kobus Moolman begins his seventh poetry collection with a quotation by Georges Perec: Even if I have the help only...

Loredana Limone – An earthquake at Borgo Propizio

Un terremoto a Borgo Propizio (An earthquake at Borgo Propizio) is the third book of the saga Borgo Propizio written by Loredana Limone and...

Sadakichi Hartmann – Collected Poems, 1886-1944

Sadakichi Hartmann has been described as ‘one of the most intriguing and overlooked figures in the history of American poetry’ (Juliana Chang), and with...

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The world is divided into two sides/parts: one is abundant/wealthy, the other one is scarce/poor, and a selection process occurs between them. Each person,...