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Aphelion. Il frutto di Dafne by Barbara Milani
In astronomy, aphelion is the maximum distance between a celestial body and the sun. The same distance runs between the female section of the Boston Latin School and David Foster, the rebel biker attending the last year with an aptitude for short flirts. No girls can get close to him and, however, only for few time. His bronze eyes hide something strange, disturbing. An Italian immigrants’...
Una Buona Idea by Michele Tranquili
La cooperazione con le mani
Guarda la webserie di YouAid Nel 2006 Michele ha diciassette anni e si trova incastrato sui banchi di un liceo di provincia. E’ inquieto, il mondo è là, fuori dalla finestra. Ed è un mondo da cambiare. Pensa al nonno partigiano, nota che l’Italia l’hanno sempre cambiata i ventenni, con le mani, rimboccandosi le maniche. Ecco che nasce l’idea: partire per l’Africa per...
Hugo y el ladrón fantasma by Carlos Vila Sexto
Hugo es un chaval enamorado de los tebeos de La Patrulla X: sueña con ser uno de sus héroes, en concreto el profesor Xabier, pues igual que el personaje de ficción, Hugo necesita de una silla de ruedas para moverse por su nuevo instituto. Al principio Hugo está desanimado: «otra vez tener que contar las bolas de siempre sobre lo que me pasó. ¡Qué pesadez!» piensa, sin embargo en esta...
Ella y el faro by Nina Melero
Dicen que perdonar a los muertos es más sencillo que contemporizar con los vivos. Puede que sea cierto. Lo que es seguro es que todo se complica cuando deja de estar clara la diferencia entre ambas cosas.\r\n\r\nElla lo sabe. Y, a pesar de todo, decide volver al faro. \r\n\r\nSu mole negruzca sigue allí, en ruinas pero en pie: la gente del pueblo aún no se acerca demasiado. Todos se han criado...
Un gioco senza regole by Giuseppe Naretto
Massimo Dighera è nei guai. Questa volta il medico che con le sue indagini era sempre riuscito a trovare una via speciale per salvare la vita ai suoi pazienti ricoverati in rianimazione, deve fare i conti con un dubbio terribile: sarebbe capace di fare intenzionalmente del male a qualcuno? Ed è questo il nuovo mistero che deve risolvere, mentre l'ospedale dove lavora è sotto i riflettori per...
Si può tornare indietro by Ada Murolo
Two girlfriends, one humiliated by Life, the other erased from History. A crowded Square to celebrate the return of Trieste to Italy and, among people, the two women are in the same place at the same time, after years of distance. Will They will recognize each other? Will they be able to find themselves, and to try to recover a better future? In a crowded square in Trieste, November 4,...
Uomini in Grigio by Carlo Greppi
Storie di gente comune nell'Italia della guerra civile
Gino ha undici anni e della guerra sa solo che porta la fame, e che quando arrivano gli aerei si scappa in cantina. L'emigrato Italo vive a Parigi, si è sposato da poco ed è felice, ma stanno arrivando i tedeschi, e con loro le cacce all'uomo. Fiorella è la figlia del maggiore Gastone Serloreti, a capo del famigerato Ufficio politico investigativo della caserma-prigione di via Asti, a Torino,...
Non restare indietro by Carlo Greppi
Quel lunedì di gennaio in cui Francesco, protetto solo dal cappuccio della sua felpa, sale le scale a falcate di tre gradini e si infila appena in tempo nella III C della Scuola Nuova, non è un giorno come un altro. I suoi, senza neanche dirglielo, l’hanno iscritto a un viaggio. E non a uno qualunque, ma a un viaggio “per non dimenticare” in Polonia, ad Auschwitz. Ce la farà, ad...
El jardín de Sonoko by David Crespo
«A work with the deepness and delicacy of Miyazaki's Spirited away or Ende's Momo.» Japan today. Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto. A strange piano with a special sound, an impossible love, an evil woman and a garden blooming in an attic's terrace, all of them have met to try to destroy the thin red thread, the thread of fate, which ties us to others people through those small daily details that we...
Soñábamos con el amor by Javier Zamudio
«He aquí la poesía de Javier Zamudio: esa caja de hilos que ha sacado a recorrer caminos atrapando colores y sentires desde pequeño. He aquí la voz de un poeta, y sobre todo, el fondo de un poeta, cuyas palabras, además de caer a ritmo constante haciendo charquitos en cada página, van creando un agua propia, dando lugar a la vegetación exuberante de su imaginación. Zamudio inspira,...
10 días para G by Cristina Vigo
10 días para ser feliz o 10 días para G...
Majlies Sullivan, hija de un magnate bostoniano de la construcción, decide viajar a Nueva York justo diez días antes de su boda a pesar de la oposición familiar. Quiere visitar a su prima Cate, lesbiana y alejada de ella desde la adolescencia, pero no sabe que bajarse del tren en Penn Station hará que su vida comience a perder sentido... O tal vez empiece a tenerlo de verdad. Una serie...
Splendi più che puoi by Sara Rattaro
Una storia vera, una storia che appartiene a molte donne.
They teach you to not shine. And you shine instead. Pier Paolo Pasolini
Sadness has a light sleep is a powerful novel on the extended-opened family of our societies and the influence we receive in our lives from the people who live close to us, shaping our character and assigning us a role. At least until the day when we realize that if we do not want to live a life that is not ours, we must rebel, even to those who love us. Err Gargiulo, 40, has two fathers, a...
This book is for those who keep on the bedside table A Brief History of Time by Hawking and the poems by Caproni, for those who would like to leave everything and go to Nepal, and for those who would like to have the smell of an elephant to feel all the flavors of the world. At first it looks like a cold, possibly an allergy. Then the disease enters into the life of the protagonist. He...
Quando finiscono le ombre by Cristina Rava
Il terzo caso di Ardelia Spinola, La Miss Marple Italiana!
Il lungo viale al centro della città è deserto. Solo un uomo anziano cammina sotto il sole, con una torcia elettrica accesa nonostante la luce estiva. È Spartaco Guidi. Qualche mese dopo, il suo corpo viene ritrovato in un terreno di campagna. L’autop- sia viene affidata al medico legale Ardelia Spinola. Dopo tanti anni di esperienza, sa che il suo com- pito è solamente quello di...
El lirio de fuego by Vic Echegoyen
The cursed member of the Richelieu family
A new author is born between Choderlos de LaClos and Alexandre Dumas père: her name is Vic Echegoyen. France, during the Thirty Years’ War: When Cardinal Richelieu sends Léon Bouthillier, his Secretary of State and chief spy, on a hazardous personal mission into enemy territory, Léon cannot anticipate he will have to track down and destroy a woman who is extremely dangerous to France’s...
How would you like to die? by Susan Dabbous
The shocking memoir of a journalist kidnapped during the Syrian conflict
FOREIGN RIGHTS HANDLED BY CASTELVECCHI - English manuscript available Preface by Paul Wood This book is the diary of Dabbous’ imprisonment, but it is also a tribute to the people of Syria, who have never given up hope despite the horror that surrounds them. On April 3, 2013, Susan Dabbous, a Syrian-born journalist, was kidnapped along with three other Italian reporters in the Christian...
The male's resistance by Elisabetta Bucciarelli
The man is an adult, is successfull and is married to a beautiful woman. He doesn't want children, doesn't like to depend on anyone or anything, he is not interested in sex as itself and in each circumstance of his life he looks for measure and proportions. A night coming back from work, he assists to a car accident. A woman crashes against a lamp post, risking her own life. Her image, close to...
An earthquake in Borgo Propizio by Loredana Limone
Ladies and gentlemen, that is the third adventure of Borgo Propizio, the-most-loved-non-existing-Italian-Borgo!
Borgo Propizio sky is a lapis lazuli mosaic and life goes on scene under it. But life, you know, is made of both beautiful and awful things. A bad day a violent earthquake destroys a large part of the historical centre, throwing into desperation people who so much love their village. Mayor Felice Rondinella feels disaster like his own personal failure, and Father Tobia is too tired to bring...
“Nobody can steal our desire for sea”.
Calabria, South Italy, the mid-‘80s. Fosco is a village perched upon a rock right on the sea. To reach the beach, you need to venture along a wooden and stone stairway that nobody even never bothered to fix. Irene Rusto is fourteen and she always holds in her hands an orange notebook, on which she draws her particular way of seeing the reality. Among the stern looks of the families, she lives...
Solo una lingua nuova potrà cambiare il mondo. O forse basterà un fischio?
PREMIO SELEZIONE BANCARELLA 2015 PREMIO CAMPIELLO OPERA PRIMA 2015 PREMIO JOHN FANTE OPERA PRIMA 2015 PREMIO L'ANTONELLO 2015 AL MIGLIOR BOOKTRAILER MEDAGLIA D'ORO PER L'ILLUSTRAZIONE della Society of Illustrations NY L'Italia somiglia a uno stivale, dico bene? Ecco, proprio nel punto in cui starebbe "l'osso pezzìllo" – la caviglia - nasce Isidoro Sifflotin. Nella casetta di...
Qualcosa di vero by Barbara Fiorio
Not what is good, but what is true, will win!
If you get home drunk in the dead of night, you risk stumbling over anything: the shadowy main entrance, the last step or a misplaced doormat. But if your name is Giulia, you are a forty-year old copywriter and your life is purposefully child-free, you may even trip over a nightie with a little girl inside. For Rebecca, the new neighbor’s daughter, is locked out of her home. And she doesn’t...
Il lago del tempo fermo by Laura Bonalumi
Two friends, one dog, a strange summer and a magic diary
In un paese dove i negozi hanno tre insegne – e tre funzioni - dove il campanaro batte solo l’ora piena, dove la natura si ribella, Viola e suo padre trascorrono le vacanze estive nella villetta ereditata dallo zio Felice. Ah no, c'è anche Artù, un ingombrante bovaro del bernese! E per fortuna che c'è Artù... perché in quel deserto, per una ragazzina di 11 anni non c'è proprio niente da...
The last trick of Professor Mysterio by Carlos Vila Sexto, Susana Gaitán Gimenez
A series of strange robberies are occurring. Ainara discovers that someone has stolen her heart. Victor can not find his ears. Fate puts them together in the search of the mysterious thief, and its cat, which they call "Fusco". Will they discover who and why is behaving this way? Or will they discover also, much more important things?
Hemingway en Santa Marta by Javier Zamudio
Los personajes de Hemingway en Santa Marta son plenamente conscientes de su aciago destino. Sicarios y poetas, escritores frustrados y sus frustradas mujeres, paramilitares y estudiantes desmembrados, homosexuales cocainómanos. Todos ellos extremos, habitantes de una Santa Marta maldita, violenta y lúbrica, de la que no es posible escapar sin traicionar el recuerdo de los que tienen su...
El rastro del caracol by Mari Cruz Vázquez
El rastro del caracol nos adentra en un mundo donde se retratan sin concesiones, las miserias de unos personajes atrapados en un laberinto oscuro de desaliento; un laberinto por el que se arrastran, se retraen, se esconden, dejando a su paso un rastro imposible de borrar. Cuatro son los protagonistas que entrecruzan sus destinos en una sociedad sórdida y cruel: la Muda, una niña a la que...
Yeshúa bar Yosef by Jon Codina
KNOW THE MOST PROBABLE JESUS: A literary non fiction about the historic Jesus
Imagine that someone takes the most published book in history, and erases all the embedded fiction: he begins canceling the miracles; continues with those passages that are copies of earlier tales (like the Magi on December 25th); also eliminates the instrumental addings of the Evangelists, Paul and other Early Church Fathers, an so on. With the remaining after such a surgery, badly can be...
Cosas que (nunca) pasan by Miguel Tallón
Ilustración: Susana Gaitán Una novela difícil de definir: un caleidoscopio de experiencias y relaciones que se multiplican alrededor de un personaje, Miguel ¿González? ¿Pérez?, entre surrealista y kafkiano en sus circunstancias; entre amorfo y cínico en su carácter, que se ve repentinamente sumido en una lucha sorda por darse por enterado de todo, cuando los encuentros surrealistas...
Cualquiera puede ser héroe by Carlos Algeri
Una comedia con sabor a Billy Wilder
Balú is a small but proud island un the Caribe and the General Franklin Mondragón its alcoholic president. Mr President needs to solve a popularity crisis in the politics side and to impress a second level latin-dance star that recently visited Balú, on the private sphere. So he decides to solve both problems nationalizing the local plant of CocaCola, the worldwide famous refreshment, in a...
Nothing is like you by Sara Rattaro
I didn't know to be special. But you struggled for me. And now we are a family.
Nobody acts simply right or wrong. We are the light and shadow together. Two boxes full of books, puppets and many photographs. Margherita's World is contained in those few things. On her shoulders her beloved violin, in her hands a plane ticket to a far country: Italy. The contry where she was born and that left when she was a baby. But now it is there that he must return. Something has...
O enigma de Caronte by Carlos Vila Sexto
Un trágico accidente en los acantilados de Cabo Lázaro, un pequeño pueblo de la costa gallega, termina con la vida de un reservado muchacho, vecino del pueblo. Dani, su gran amigo de la infancia, se rebela interiormente al darse cuenta de que no siente el duelo que observa en personas que no le eran tan cercanas. Al mismo tiempo no termina de creerse la explicación del accidente, mucho...
Come un chiodo nel muro by Tony Laudadio
An italian James Ellroy!
Translation Right shared with Bompiani. Giustino Salvato is a successful criminal lawyer with an enormous problem of anger control which explodes in violent incidents and sudden flares up. Passionately fond of literature and motorbike, full of obsessions and obscure sides, he does an illegal service for some companies, his clients: he acts as an intermediary for the payment of protection...
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El hotel de los difíciles by Javier Zamudio
«A los muertos hay que dejarlos atrás, papi, es lo único que funciona con ellos»
El hotel de los difíciles es un moderno balneario, normal solo desde fuera, situado en las afueras de Bogotá. En él se dan cita un inmoral abogado de narcotraficantes empeñado en ahogar la traición de su exmujer en alcohol, una escritora suicida que no consigue encajar el paso del tiempo y toda una serie de desahuciados personajes a cual más insólito, intenso y cautivador. A él llega...
Espiar a los felices by Javier Zamudio
A collection of stories that roam between a Kafkaesque thrill to a bewildering magic realism or a burning dirty realism, plenty of complex social dramas. A man who spies on his neighbors, who he consider the only happy ones; a man facing the fact that he killed another man, but is unable to remember what has happened; or the drama of the lack of love expressed through the relationship with a...
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La tentazione di essere felici by Lorenzo Marone
Un romanzo dirompente dedicato a chi combatte ogni giorno per essere felice.
"La letteratura dovrebbe prendere altre strade. Cosa che Lorenzo Marone fa. E fa benissimo" Teresa Ciabatti, Corriere della Sera. Cesare Annunziata potrebbe essere definito senza troppi giri di parole un vecchio e cinico rompiscatole. Settantasette anni, vedovo da cinque, Cesare è un uomo che ha deciso di fregarsene di tutti, dei suoi due figli e dei molti sogni cui ha chiuso la porta in...
The seven deaths by Carlos Vila Sexto
A page-turner thriller from the creator of the popular NBC series «The mysteries of Laura»
A wounded old man knocks at Jacobo's door, with just the time to give him and ancient parchment before dying on his arms. Jacobo use his contacts to reach Natalia the only person who can help to decipher it. What they will discover will be difficult to accept, even for Jacobo. Meanwhile, the police find evidence that Jacobo might be involved in other similar deaths, and the hunting begins. But...
Albanuma, la ciudad perdida by Jorge Vivanco
Una Bildungsroman new age, surreal y precolombina, entre «La ciénaga definitva» de Manganelli y «El Incal» de Jodorowsky
Ilustración: Susana Gaitán José, un muchacho de Albanuma, se despierta en una duna de un «erg» inconmensurable. No sabe por qué se encuentra allí, pero comienza a caminar sin rumbo fijo, hasta que escucha los gritos de socorro de una muchacha, María, que está siendo atacada por un monstruoso escorpión gigante, una «jauriyashka», en que acababa de convertirse el padre de...
Discover Agata'secret for being happy
A magical Mediterranean novel by Italian author Paola Cereda, reminiscent of THE HOUSE OF THE SPIRITS by Isabel Allende and L’ISOLA DI ARTURO by Elsa Morante. Set on a nameless Italian island in the mid-20th century, L’ANNUNCIATA evokes a forgotten world, where the islanders live a traditional life, undisturbed by events on the mainland. They walk barefoot, symbolising their special...
La guerra dentro by Barbara Schiavulli
Dei soldati italiani sappiamo quello che ci raccontano i giornali e le televisioni, ne sentiamo parlare quando muoiono, ci interroghiamo su quello che fanno e quanto serve, ma non sappiamo mai quello che sentono. La guerra trasforma, incrina le proprie certezze, sfida i propri limiti, sconvolge, rende migliori o peggiori. Non ci sono vie di mezzo quando tutto intorno a te sembra crollare come un...
A new case for the genoese Forensic Ardelia Spinola!
A Sea of Silence"(Garzanti, 2012) represented the début as a detective of Ardelia Spinola, a Genovese pathologist and the start of a new series. "Behind the Black of the Night" is the second case of the irresistible Ardelia and her curious friends! Albenga, a Saturday afternoon in July: strong horizontal showers, like jets from a hose, driven by a fierce wind . Streaks of lightning and...
The Richardson's winter by Cristina Vigo
...there are blows for which nobody can prepare
The soul of Elizabeth Baker has become a Marine, fighting for making every day different, to get rid of the crushing weight of the routine, even using small explosive charges of transgression to fulfill the mission. She feels trapped in the body of an ordinary housewife, with an ordinary life, in a too ordinary town of Pennsylvania, with her three children and her husband, Ted Richardson, a...
A second extraordinary adventure of Borgo Propizio Inhabitants!
Too many are the facts reshuffling the every-day life of Borgo Propizio and his several inhabitants, such as the evergreen Aunt Letizia, busy to carry on her diary shop together with Belinda, the not-so-sweet but loved niece; Mariolina and Marietta, the two sisters always quarreling and making peace; the roughly refined Ruggero; the Carabinieri Marshall Bartolomeo Saltalamacchia… Headed from...
Non volare via by Sara Rattaro
Si può fare la cosa sbagliata nel modo giusto?
Cosa accade se quella che credevi sarebbe stata la donna della tua vita un giorno torna a cercarti? E se nel frattempo sei così assorbito dalla tua famiglia da non ricordarti più cosa significa lasciarsi andare? Alberto incontra Camilla, il grande amore della sua giovinezza, sparita senza troppe spiegazioni per inseguire il suo sogno e gli bastano pochi secondi per scoprire di essere ancora...
El pasajero 19 by Carlos Vila Sexto
Asesinato en el transcantábrico
Viaje inaugural de El Tren del Norte, un Orient Express de nuestros días, hecho realidad por la pasión y el empuje de su visionario promotor, Ismael Docampo, que recorre la costa norte de España bajo los embates de Hortensia, el huracán de mayor intensidad que haya azotado al país en décadas. Un hombre despierta en uno de los compartimentos. No recuerda qué hace allí. No recuerda ni...
La guerra de Caín by Luis Vallecillo
¿Que haces si oyes gritar ¡FUEGO!? Correr en dirección contraria ¿No? Pues eso es lo que hicieron casi todos los del pueblo de Caín cuando alguien gritó ¡QUE VIENEN LOS MOROS! en 1936, y con ellos el propio Caín, que terminó vendiendo sus dieciséis primaveras al bando republicano, a cambio, cómo no, de un plato de lentejas, eso sí, con su trozo de tocino. Así comienzan las...
Live sincerely by Álvaro Gómez Contreras
Mindfulness for our hopeless generation!
We are the astonished generation, which puts together unemployed people of twenty years old, with those of fifty, males with females, nationals with immigrantsWe are probably the first transversal generation of the history, to which has been grown and then stolen, in different manners, the same thing: our dreams. Alvaro Gómez make us understand that the only way to recover such an important...
Il mare di Palizzi by Ada Murolo
"Se Fellini avesse scritto un romanzo, avrebbe scritto questo" (Lauretta Colonnelli, Corriere della Sera).
Blurb di Pier Aldo Rovatti, filosofo italiano: Con una scrittura tersa e profonda il romanzo di Ada Murolo scopre proustianamente il mondo meraviglioso dell'infanzia a Palizzi, un universo di forti sensazioni che è anche uno spaccato della società italiana del dopoguerra." Pier Aldo Rovatti" Può in un libro non succedere nulla di eclatante eppure tenerci incollati alle pagine? Il mare di...
Good luck! by Barbara Fiorio
A jack pot could change your life... But another kind of Luck does exist.
Margot is a 38 years old journalist, working in a Genoese newspaper, where she writes about culture and society. Giovanna, the editor in chief of the newspaper, a workaholic with an obsession for the news, makes her write articles on absurd subjects what makes Megot feel professionally underused. The last period of her life has been difficult. Her relationship with her boyfriend,...
L'orizzonte capovolto by Giuseppe Naretto
Il secondo caso del medico investigatore Massimo Dighera
Un altro caso per il medico-detective Massimo Dighera, ma questa volta è lui a diventare paziente. Viene ricoverato in ospedale (non dove lavora lui), nella stessa camera con un suo ex paziente, Davide Corsi. Davide ha 25 anni ed è rimasto in coma per quasi tre anni dopo un incidente in montagna. Da qualche mese è sveglio, parla, sembra tornato in sé, ma le circostanze misteriose e...
Notti di guardia by Giuseppe Naretto
Leggi l'intervista La storia inizia di notte con il ricovero in rianimazione di Aldo Martinez, un imprenditore vittima di un incidente stradale. Tutte le energie del medico di guardia (il dottor Massimo Dighera) vengono assorbite dal nuovo e complicato caso. Gli incontri con la moglie del paziente e con un misterioso testimone dell'accaduto, aprono però una serie di questioni irrisolte che...
Death of kings by Bernard Cornwell
Sajones, Vikingos Y Normandos - Volumen VI
Cornwell strikes gold again as he continues to chronicle the saga of Uhtred of Bebbanburg, the Saxonborn, Viking-bred prince morally and emotionally conflicted between his loyalty to King Alfred, who dreams of a united Britain, and his visceral connection to the invading Danes who raised him. As a debilitated Alfred prepares for death, the future of Britain hangs in the balance and an ambivalent...
Teatro fuorilegge by Tony Laudadio
"La gabbia","Infanzia di un socialista", "L'appostamento": tre testi teatrali di grande impegno civile. Divertenti e leggeri, trattano temi di bruciante attualità. "La gabbia" indaga nel mondo della camorra, "Infanzia di un socialista" racconta il sogno di un bambino tradito da un se stesso adulto. "L'appostamento" mette insieme quattro poliziotti e un criminale. Protagonisti tutti fuorilegge,...
A Sea of Silence by Cristina Rava
The first case of the Genovan Pathologist Ardelia Spinola
One winter's night, in the hills above Albenga. Ardelia Spinola, a Genoese, is Pathologist. She is called for a double murder, two Algerians shot dead in the apartment where they lived. One was a dentist, the other was still a boy. Not far away from the house where the the two were killed, Ardelia finds a USB stick and before handing it to the judge decides to take a look. When he opened it,...
La città straniera by Ada Murolo
La città, ostile e immobile, continuava a urlare il dolore per l'inganno svelato e lo sgomento della propria morte attraverso il grido lacerante dei gabbiani che volteggiavano ancora tra il Canale e la cupola turchina della chiesa ortodossa. Strinsi forte la mano della bambina, muta e terrorizzata, e ci inoltrammo nella città straniera... Tredici racconti, frutto di quella prosa...
An italian "Chocolat"
Nearly all the tales begin with Once upon a time, but this one is different. It begins with Once upon today… because today Belinda intends to start all over again and Borgo Propizio, a village on a hill, in an Italy apparently a bit out of time, seems to her the ideal place to fulfill her dream: opening a diary. The small town is decayed and it is said that a restless ghost flutters over there...
From the bench in a garden by Michael Jakob
The landscape seen from the bench. An inquiry into the scopic history of the bench in the garden
This essay doesn’t intend to provide a catalogue of ‘interesting’ benches scattered around celebrated gardens of the world. It proposes rather an interdisciplinary journey across the history and logic of some relevant benches – relevant in order to understand the way in which benches orient, teach, create emotions and, most important of all, direct our ‘ways of seeing’ operating in...
E tu ce l'hai una passione?
Viola ha undici anni. Undici fotografie di fiocchi di ghiaccio, undici pesci rossi, undici coperte di pile, undici palle di vetro con la neve, undici cappelli e ventidue guanti. Vive in una grande città dove nevica spesso con la sua famiglia "a metà": sorella sedicenne, e genitori appena separati. Non ha tanti amici Viola, a scuola si sente inadeguata, a casa, trascurata; non ha il cellulare,...
Any use of you by Sara Rattaro
A powerful story that explodes in your mind and in your heart
Viola, Carlo and Luce are a quiet middle-class family, or at least apparently. Luce is 17-year-old and as such is full of energy and completely projected towards the future.Viola is a distracted mother and wife, full of doubts about her present life and with too many regrets. Carlo, instead, is a caring husband and the core of the family. One late spring night, almost at dawn, Viola receives...
Esco by Tony Laudadio
Mai uscire a piedi guardando un display invece che la strada...
Una cittadina campana. In una notte che sembra qualsiasi, e non lo è, come non lo è mai nessuna, un uomo viene investito da un pirata della strada. O almeno così pare. Certo le circostanze sono piuttosto anomale:l'uomo aveva un computer in mano e cercava di connettersi a una rete internet. Comunque quest'uomo, a scanso di equivoci, muore. Intorno a questo evento si moltiplica una folla di...
Sulla sedia sbagliata by Sara Rattaro
Andrea è accusato di aver ucciso Barbara, la fidanzata, in preda a un raptus e sotto l’effetto di stupefacenti. Valeria ha saputo dal giornale che il ragazzo che ama è accusato di aver strangolato la madre. Una donna ha visto uscire di casa la figlia e non sa che sarà per l’ultima volta, mentre Zoe sogna l’”uomo dal naso perfetto” e attende il trapianto… Vicende che si intrecciano...
Tranquilos en tiempos de guerra by Cristian Crusat
Tranquilos en tiempo de guerra trata esencialmente del amor y la soledad contemporáneos. En este nuevo volumen de relatos, Cristian Crusat prescinde de la voluntad desdramatizadora que envolvía sus primeras ficciones para presentarnos a un nuevo enamorado que, rehusando la ironía, procura concentrar sus sentidos en la relativa verdad de su amor. De ahí que el registro irónico se encuentre...
El olvido de sí by Pablo d'Ors
«El éxito deforma nuestra visión de la realidad y, desde luego, la apreciación de nosotros mismos. A lo largo de mi vida he visto a menudo a las gentes del mundo caminando en una dirección y a mí en la contraria. Porque mientras el mundo busca fama, yo llevo treinta años buscando anonimato; ellos buscan riqueza y poder, yo, en cambio, pobreza y debilidad; todos quieren ser grandes, por mi...
Voces reunidas by Antonio Porchia
Aunque su tierra natal fue Italia, Porchia (1885-1968) vivió desde los 17 años en Argentina. A lo largo de las décadas, su profunda experiencia humana se fue decantando en breves sentencias a las que llamó "Voces". Cuando por fin se decidió a publicar una selección de ellas en 1943, los primeros lectores atentos recibieron ese "más allá", primero con sorpresa, luego con veneración;...
My beloved Buenos Aires by Ernesto Schoo
A literary guide to Borges' city
Presented with the challenge of writing about today’s complex city, and the impossibility of covering all of its closely-woven urban fabric- indeed, it is made up of various different cities, each with its own characteristics, unmistakably different from the next adjoining neighborhood-, I felt hat there was only one choice open tome: to refer to "my” city (this is where the title of this...
El estupor y la maravilla by Pablo d'Ors
"Alois Vogel is the guard in an imaginary Expressionist Museum in Koblenz. Over the years, he has watched over its halls and corridors. It is there that he has learnt to observe the paintings and everything that surrounds them, and to notice even the most trivial detail by paying just the slightest attention. Based on this simplest of plots, Pablo d’Ors constructs "an epopoeia of trivialities...
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Nagrada Europske unije za književnost
"Breve teoría del viaje y el desierto", awarded with the Premio Internacional de Cuentos "Manuel Llano”, 2010 , directly challenges the majority of the accepted conventions in our literature, regarding what constitutes the formal nature of short story writing. Awarded with the European Literary Prize 2013 The six stories of Breve teoría del viaje y el desierto contemplate the full range...
Muerte de un caballo by Andrés Barba
An extraordinary novella that under an apparent tenderness hides a dark heart that unleashes one’s hidden instincts. A horse in its death throes after an accident, a couple who dares not love each other, a teenager. Muerte de un caballo revolves around these simple elements to set up a discourse on love and death as through the lens of a camera. The fear of loving, the experience of death,...