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Raffaele La Capria

Raffaele La Capria Raffaele La Capria (Naples, 1922) has lived in France, England and the US. Narrator and essayist, he contributes to magazines and daily newspapers, including Il Mondo and Corriere della Sera. He has written radio plays for Rai and was co-screenwriter of many films by F. Rosi, including Le mani sulla città and Uomini contro. In 1961 he won the premio Strega with his Ferito a morte, in 2001 the Premio Campiello award for his career. The subject of much of his writing is Naples, almost always seen from a distance, as he moved to Rome when still young. His books include: Caro Goffredo (Minimum fax, 2005); Cinquant'anni di false partenze (Minimum fax, 2002); La mosca in bottiglia (Rizzoli, 2002); and Capri e non più Capri; Il sentimento della letteratura; False partenze; Letteratura e salti mortali; Opere (I Meridiani); L'estro quotidiano (2005) all by Mondadori. He won the Premio Viareggio in 2005.
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