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Melania G. Mazzucco

Melania Mazzucco
Melania G. Mazzucco

debuted with the novel Il bacio della Medusa (Rizzoli, 1996), followed by La camera di Baltus (Baldini & Castoldi, 1998) and Lei così amata (Rizzoli, 2000). In Vita (Rizzoli, 2003, Einaudi, 2012, Strega prize) she reinvents the story of her family, who migrated to America at the start of the 20th century. In 2005 she published Un giorno perfetto (Rizzoli) adapted into film by the director Ferzan Özpetek. Her novels La lunga attesa dell’angelo (2008) and Jacomo Tintoretto & i suoi figli. Storia di una famiglia veneziana (2009), both published by Rizzoli, are devoted to the life of the Venetian painter Tintoretto. Einaudi has published her books Limbo (2012), Il bassotto e la Regina (2012), Sei come sei (2013). In 2013 she analysed 52 masterpieces of art in the column Il museo del mondo in la Repubblica (which in 2014 was adapted into a book for Einaudi). Her novels are translated in 24 countries.

2015

A painting for freedom

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