Sergio Saviane incontra Elsa Morante
The writer reflects on her bout with cancer, the fundamentals of love, and her "desert childhood" by Jonathan Cott The only possible metaphor one may conceive of for the life of the mind,'' wrote the late political scientist Hannah Arendt, ''is the sensation of being alive. Without the breath of [...]
“Wealthy Farmer, Three of Family Slain: H.W. Clutter, Wife and Two Children Are Found Shot in Kansas Home.” The UPI dispatch below this headline, buried in the back pages of the November 15, 1959, New York Times,had an electrifying effect on novelist Truman Capote.
With unflinching honesty, the author of "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" discusses its cinematic adaptation and the shock of reading the original screenplay, which made him think that he had died and been condemned to eternal torture.
Dante Alighieri raccontato da Indro Montanelli nel fascicolo numero 4 della collana "I Protagonisti", pubblicato a puntate dal quotidiano Il Giornale nel 1993
by Richard B. Stolley The pants are baggy and stained, with the fly at careless half-mast, and his sweater is as lumpy as a laundry bag. He works the local docks, maybe? Or drives a truck? Then study John Fowles's head, that receptacle, as it happens, of one of the [...]
di Vladimir Nabokov Dopo che ho incarnato il soave John Ray, il personaggio di Lolita che stende la Prefazione, ogni commento diretto da parte mia potrà sembrare a qualcuno - e a me stesso, per la verità - un’incarnazione di Vladimir Nabokov che parla del proprio libro. Vanno discussi tuttavia [...]