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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – Half of a Yellow Sun

The world was silent when we were dying The Nigerian author's second novel received in Italy, in 2009, the International Nonino Prize. The title refers...

Marinella Farella – The game

In the purple evening shadows, the crickets chirping sounded low like a litany. But there was a spot, down in the middle of the...

Shota Rustaveli – The story of Nuradin P’hridon when Tariel met...

574. I landed by night; I came ashore where gardens were seen. It seemed as if there were a city: we came near, on...

Matteo Ciucci – The cost of a living

Murray Sand and his wife Clara were waiting, sitting on the sofa of their living room. Murray was tapping mechanically with his heel against...

Silvio Donà – The Great Bucalossi

Borgolabigonza is not a metropolis and its football team, Bigonzese, has always played in one of the lowest leagues, unknown to most of people....

Bebo’s Girl [La ragazza di Bube] (1963)

  Luigi Comenicini shot one of his main movies without betraying the inner meaning of Carlo Cassola’s novel (Premio Strega in 1960), even if its...

Italo Bonera and Paolo Frusca – Heaven and Iron. The future...

Look at the future and reflect on our present Italo Bonera and Paolo Frusca unmask a fictitious future and its direct consequences through nine short...

Giorgio Olivari – Zuava

Elide was born in 1926. Born a fascist. She was the daughter of a railway worker, who had been obliged to become a National Fascist...

Cross of Iron

For some it is a certificate of honor of incalculable value, for others it is only a piece of metal. Sam Peckinpah draws his...

Giulia Romoli – Laura

  The first thing she does is turn off the radio. The sky is black outside the car. It oppresses things, it crushes them. The young man...