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Edoardo Albinati

Roma, Auditorium Parco della Musica, Libri Come 2016 - Edoardo Albinati dal catalogo AUTORItratti di Riccardo Musacchio & Flavio Ianniello

Edoardo Albinati, writer, was born in Rome in 1956. For more than twenty years he has been a teacher at the Rebibbia prison, an experience described in Maggio selvaggio (Mondadori, 1999). He has written screenplays for Matteo Garrone and Marco Bellocchio. He took part in a mission to Afghanistan led by the UN High Commission for Refugees recounted in Il ritorno (Mondadori, 2002). His books include Il polacco lavatore di vetri (Longanesi, 1989), 19 (Mondadori, 2000), Svenimenti (Einaudi, Premio Viareggio 2004), Tuttalpiù muoio (with Filippo Timi, Fandango, 2006), Vita e morte di un ingegnere (Mondadori, 2012) and La scuola cattolica, published by Rizzoli, which received the Strega Prize in 2001, Cuori fanatici (Rizzoli, 2019), Desideri deviati (Rizzoli, 2020), Velo pietoso. Guerra alla retorica (Rizzoli, 2021), La tua bocca è la mia religione (Guanda, 2022). He recently published the reportage Vite in sospeso. Migranti e rifugiati ai confini d’Europa, written together with Francesca d’Aloja (Baldini+Castoldi, 2022). In September his latest novellas Uscire dal mondo are published by Rizzoli.

 

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