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Joe R. Lansdale – The Magic Wagon

 An odd saga Texas, 1909.   While the saga of the West  is quite over,  an eccentric rag-tag band wanders from city to city in a...

Isaac Asimov – The End of Eternity

A precious stone of shinig ethic In order to fully enjoy this precious literary gem, we must undertake a small task, which entails going beyond...

Louise Erdrich – The Round House

A difficult coming-on-age Summer 1988.  A terrible crime rocks the already difficult lives of an Indian reserve in North Dakota. Joe, the thirteen year-old main character,...

Four times that night (1968)

This is an unusual Mario Bava’s movie (Sanremo, 1914- Rome, 1980) , one of our biggest horror and imaginary author, that is specialized in...

The future is a bad path – Interview with seven writers

On the occasion for  the anthologies publications, “The bad road” (Delmiglio editions) and, “The future’s price” (La Ponga Editions)- both edited by Gian Filippo...

I am mine [Io sono mia]

Sofia Scandurra (Rome, 1937-2014) is a writer, screenwriter and documentary maker. This is her only feature film, which is based on a feminist novel...

In This World

Some Afghan kids are playing in the muddy refugee camp in Shamshatoo near Peshawar looking at the camera, smiling and making faces. An elderly father...

Will Eisner – Last Day in Vietnam

War as an experience Eisner, through the collection “War stories”, brings the reader to Vietnam and to Korea with reports told in first person by...

Ring Lardner – Out of breath

Breath of emptiness The characters of this collection of short stories act in the glorious America of the 30s between New York and Chicago. They...

Ruth Rendell – The Second Wexford Omnibus

The irresistible Wexford People like Wexford because he’s not pleasing: he’s got a potbelly and sometimes he’s arrogant in showing off his culture, especially the...