Posts tagged vincitori

Isabel Allende Llona

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(Lima, 1942)   Main Books: The House of the Spirits. Of Love and Shadows. Eva Luna. The Infinite Plan. Aphrodite: A Memoir of the Senses. Daughter of Fortune. The Sum of Our Days: A Memoir. Island Beneath the Sea. Maya’s notebook. The Japanese lover.   Italian Publisher: Feltrinelli.   Continue to Wikipedia

Antonia Susan Byatt

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(Sheffield, U.K., 1936) Novelist, essayist.   Main Books: Angels and Insects. Possession. Babel Tower. The Djinn in the Nightingales’s Eye. The Matisse Stories. Sugar and Elementals.   Awards: 1990 Booker Prize Winner for the novel Possession.   Italian Publishers: Einaudi. Il Melangolo.   Continue to Wikipedia

Breyten Breytenbach

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(Bonnievale, 1939) Novelist, painter, poet.   Main Books: The true Confessions of an Albino Terrorist. Memory of Snow and Dust. Return to Paradise. An African Journal.   Other Interests: Arrested and emprisoned for seven years for his stance against racism and apartheid; 1970, founding member of Atlas/Okhel, the support group of the African National Congress. […]

Michel Tournier

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(Parigi, 1924 – Choisel 2016) Novelist, translator, essayist.   Main Books: Meteors. The Erl-King. Gaspard, Melchior et Balthazar. Gilles et Jeanne. The Midnight Love Feast. Friday or the Other Island.   Awards: 1970 Prix Gongourt for The Erl-King; 1990 Premio Grinzane Cavour for The Midnight Love Feast.   Italian Publishers: Garzanti. Einaudi.   Premio Malaparte […]

Susan Sontag

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(New York 1933-2004) Novelist, political and literary essaysts.   Main Books: AIDS and its Metaphors. I, etcetera. The Death Kit. Illness as Mettaphor. Under the Sign of Saturn. On the Photography. The Volcano Lover. The Benefactor. Styles of Radical Wull. Against Interpretation. In America.   Other interests: Playwriter and movie director.   Awards: Mc Arthur […]

Predrag Matvejević

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(Mostar, Jugoslavia,1932) Literary and political essayst.   Main Books: Mediterranean Breviary: A Cultural Landscape.   Other Interests: Teacher at the University of Zagabria, the Sorbonne in Paris and The Sapienza University in Rome; he is the past President and now a lifelong honorary Vice-President of the PEN International; member of the World Political Forum founded […]

Václav Havel

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Fazil’ Abdulovič Iskander

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Born 1929, Sukhumi-Abchazija, Georgia, ex URSS. Novelist.   Main books: The Goatibex constellation. Sandro of Chegem. Rabbits and Boa Constrictor. Tea and love for the sea. Day and Night. Oh Marat!. The energy of shame.   Italian Publishers: Sellerio. Edizioni E/O. Salani. Einaudi.   Premio Malaparte Special Mention Award 1988 to William Weaver.   Continue […]

John Le Carré

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Alias David Cornwell, Borneo 1931, Poole, Dorsetshire. Writer of spy stories and mysteries.   Main books: Call for The Dead. The Spy Who Came in from the Cold. Tinker Taylor Soldier Spy. The Little Drummer Girl. A Perfect Spy. The Looking Glass War. The Russia House. The Secret Pilgrim. Smiley’s People. The Night Manager. Murder […]

Manuel Puig

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General Villegas, Argentina 1932 – Cuernavaca 1990. Poet, novelist, playwriter.   Main books: Betrayed by Rita Hayworth. Heatbreak Tango. The Buenos Aires Affair. The Kiss of The Spider Woman. Pubis Angelical. Under a Mantel of Stars. Blood of Requited Love. Mistery of the Rose Bouquet. Eternal Curse on The Reader of These Pages. Tropical Night […]