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Pinocchio in Other Languages

The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi is without a doubt the most translated book in world literature.

Italian Books in Poland

There is a long history of the presence of Italian literature in Poland, dating back to the Renaissance.


Antonio Tabucchi in other languages

Antonio Tabucchi is one of Italy’s most known contemporary authors abroad. His books have been translated in over fifty languages.

Primo Levi in other languages

Today Primo Levi is read worldwide. Translated in almost fifty languages capable of overcoming barriers amongst different generations.

Italian Books in Korea

Italian culture made its first appearance in Korea back in 1876, the year in which Korea began to open up ...

Interview with Diego Marani Writer, Translator and the New ...

Diego Marani was born in Ferrara and trained as an interpreter at the University of Trieste before working first for ...


Interview with Nicola Lagioia, director of the Turin International Book ...

Nicola Lagioia (born 1973) has been running the Turin International Book Fair since 2018. A novelist, editor and radio show ...

From Madrid: interview with Pilar Adón, writer, translator and publisher ...

Pilar Adón was born in Madrid in 1971. She is the author of three collections of short stories (La vida ...

Body to body with the Italian: In altre parole ...

Jhumpa Lahiri: “the most influential writer of fiction in America”

From Madrid: interview with Carlos Gumpert, writer, critic and translator ...

Carlos Gumpert has translated essays, art books, children’s and youth literature and graphic novels, and specializes in contemporary Italian literature.


Montale, a secret Leopardi? An Interview with Jonathan Galassi

Jonathan Galassi – the legendary president of the New York publishing house Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Sibilla Aleramo in other languages

Rina Faccio (1876-1960), an emancipated woman of many talents, was reborn as a writer under the pseudonym Sibilla Aleramo, producing ...


Dante’s Inferno translated and visualized by Tom Phillips

One of the most remarkable Twentieth Century English versions of Inferno is by the English artist Tom Phillips

Pietro Bembo in other languages

The translations of Pietro Bembo’s works

A German series discovers Italy: an interview with Mario Desiati

Mario Desiati is a novelist, poet and essay writer. He collaborates with Wieser Verlag publishing house and, along with Judith ...

Umberto Eco in other languages

One of the best-known Italian writers in the world