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STREGA PRIZE 2020

Date:

05/15/2020


STREGA PRIZE 2020

Premio Strega 2020 - excerpts of the 12 works long-listed for the prestigious literary prize are now available in English, thanks to a collaboration between the Fondazione Bellonci and 5 Italian Cultural Institutes: our own Los Angeles one, as well as London, Melbourne, San Francisco and Washington D.C.

The books are: La nuova stagione, by Silvia Ballestra, Città sommersa, by Marta Barone, Febbre by Jonathan Bazzi, La misura del tempo, by Gianrico Carofiglio, Ragazzo Italiano, by Gian Arturo Ferrari, Giovanissimi by Alessio Forgione, Breve storia del mio silenzio by Giuseppe Lupo, Tutto chiede salvezza by Daniele Mencarelli, Almarina by Valeria Parrella, Vita, morte e miracoli di Bonfiglio Liborio by Remo Rapino, Il colibrì by Sandro Veronesi, L'apprendista by Gian Mario Villalta; the translators are Virginia Jewiss, Antony Shugaar, Alex Valente, Malcolm Angelucci, Anne Milano Appel and Elena Pala.

This unique initiative has been made possible thanks to the collaboration of the publishing houses involved, Weidenfeld & Nicolson (UK publishers of Il colibrì), John Murray (UK publishers of Almarina) Bitter Lemon Press (Uk publishers of La misura del tempo) and the Italian ones Bompiani, Fandango, Einaudi, Feltrinelli, NN, Marsilio, Mondadori, Minimum Fax, La nave di Teseo, SEM.

Read the excerpts HERE

 

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Date: Da Friday, May 15, 2020 a Friday, July 31, 2020

Entrance : Free


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