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National Translation Awards 2020

The awards, aimed at promoting mutual exchanges between cultures, are open to both Italian and foreign translators and publishers, with ...

Italian Poets in Translation

The last book planned by Seamus Heaney before his death was The Last Walk, the author’s version of sixteen madrigals ...

Pinocchio in Other Languages

The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi (Florence, 1826-1890) is without a doubt the most translated book in world literature. ...

Incontri. Rivista europea di studi italiani

“Incontri. Rivista europea di studi italiani” has just published its latest issue. We invite you to discover the new contents ...

Pisa Book Festival

The Audio Telephone Tales by Gianni Rodari

Fifteen audio stories from Telephone Tales, first appeared in Italian in 1962 and now published in English by Enchanted Lion ...

Johan & Levi

Un attimo quarant’anni (A moment, forty years)

Biacchessi has benefited from the collaboration of Paolo Bolognesi, president of the Association of the victims of the massacre. “Nothing seemed...

Alba de Céspedes in Other Languages.

“Inner cosmopolitanism” is a characteristic feature of Alba de Céspedes, a polyglot writer and traveller, who always paid close attention ...

Interview with Simona Cives, head of the Casa delle Traduzioni ...

Simona Cives runs the translation centre of Rome’s public library system, the Casa delle Traduzioni, as well as being in ...

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 ...

Reading in Translation, an online journal promoting the translation of ...

Reading in Translation is an online journal that publishes quality reviews of translated literature, interviews with translators and publishers of ...

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 ...

Avventura a Coccilandia

A delicate story that describes the value and respect of certain rules that each child internalizes during the school path. ...

Una mora presuntuosa

The story is set in an orchard. A blackberry bush and some fruit trees share the same space but not ...

L’astuccio di Camilla

The story is set in a classroom of a primary school. The protagonists are the different colored pencils contained in ...

Poetica.Mente

Thinking, going through past time and rereading the meaning of life: this is the task of the mens poetica. A ...

I conti con l’oste. Ritorno al paese delle tovaglie a ...

A physical and sentimental journey amongst flavours and culture and into the very heart of Italian identity. A book as ...

La spirale del sottosviluppo. Perché (così) l’Italia non ha futuro

A pamphlet that highlights the effect of the Covid-19 pandemic on Italy and Europe structural problems, such as the inadequacy ...

Madrigale senza suono

Winner of Premio Campiello 2019. 5th printing. A Renaissance prince, a sublime composer, and a dreadful crime in a gripping ...