I would like to thank all those who follow me and read my articles from other States, although they’re always written in Italian and not in English. 19 more words
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Roberto Saviano, an Italian writer and journalist (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
The extraordinary arrest of one of the world’s most wanted criminals, Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín El Chapo Guzmán Loera, was universally hailed as the most important blow against organized crime since Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar was killed more then two decades ago. 621 more words
Italian writer Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa (1896-1957), famous for his only novel “The Leopard”, was commemorated by the Persian literary magazine Bokhara last week.
The commemoration was one of the regular sessions the magazine holds to review works of Iranian and international literati. 33 more words
Primo Levi: If This is a Man or Survival in Auschwitz - Se questo è un uomo (1947) Literature and War Readalong June 2011
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Survival in Auschwitz is a mostly straightforward narrative, beginning with Primo Levi’s deportation from Turin, Italy, to the concentration camp Auschwitz in Poland in 1943. Levi, then a 25-year-old chemist, spent 10 months in the camp.
This month is moving very fast and the next readalong is on the 24th already. It might be good to get started if you want to join in. 186 more words