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Fifth edition of the FUIS Stati Generali dell'Autori in Rome
Fifth edition of the FUIS Stati Generali dell'Autori in Rome

Katie Webb's report of the Stati Generale dell'Autore on 21st December 2016 in Rome On Wednesday 21st December FUIS held the Fifth edition of its 'Stati Generali dell'Autori' ...

Italian writers in London - An evening with Vittorio Bongiorno at The Italian Bookshop
Italian writers in London - An evening with Vittorio Bongiorno at The Italian Bookshop

Katie Webb, International Co-director of FUIS, attends an event at The Italian Bookshop in London on 10th December 2016. Vittorio Bongiorno was the star of the show on Saturday evening (10th ...

Italian writers in London - Luca Bianchini at London screening of 'La Cena di Natale'
Italian writers in London - Luca Bianchini at London screening of 'La Cena di Natale'

Katie Webb, FUIS's new International Co-director in London, reports on Cinema Italia UK's screening of 'La Cena di Natale' in London on 5 December 2016. As FUIS’s newly appointed ...

Book review: Ebook Queen Sacerdoti hewns a dark romance for sinister times
Book review: Ebook Queen Sacerdoti hewns a dark romance for sinister times

Today, the women’s commercial fiction market has turned to something darker. It was with her 2011 novel, Watch Over Me, that Daniela Sacerdoti really became the Ebook Queen, and her combined ...

 L’Italie à la médiathèque Samuel-Beckett de Sérignan
L’Italie à la médiathèque Samuel-Beckett de Sérignan

Pour débuter l'année 2016, la médiathèque Samuel-Beckett se met aux couleurs de l’Italie. De nombreuses animations (musique, exposition photos, rencontres, projection) sont prévues ...

Philip Pullman resigns as Oxford literary festival patron over lack of pay for authors
Philip Pullman resigns as Oxford literary festival patron over lack of pay for authors

Bestselling writer says organisers ‘expecting authors to work for free’ conflicts with his role as president of society that campaigns for author wages Philip Pullman has resigned as patron ...

Italy Cheers Ennio Morricone’s Golden Globe Victory For ‘The Hateful Eight’
Italy Cheers Ennio Morricone’s Golden Globe Victory For ‘The Hateful Eight’

Ennio Morricone at 72nd annual Golden Globes. Italy on Monday cheered Ennio Morricone’s Golden Globe victory for composing the original score for Quentin Tarantino’s “The ...

Teach Yourself Italian
Teach Yourself Italian

For a writer, a foreign language is a new kind of adventure. My relationship with Italian takes place in exile, in a state of separation. Every language belongs to a specific place. It can ...