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Event #19

Sunday 5 September, 06.30 pm

Canale Lunense3 - euro 4.00
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Paolo Nori

Origins of Russian literature

"Why should we read Dostoevsky in 2021?" The Italian writer Paolo Nori, Campiello Prize 2021 finalist, starts from the origins of Russian literature and explains to us "why a person who is twenty, thirty, forty, or seventy years old should start reading, or re-reading, Dostoevsky».

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Paolo Nori (c) Claudio Sforza

Paolo Nori was born in Parma in 1963; he graduated in Russian literature, and he has published novels and essays, including Bassotuba non c’è  (DeriveApprodi, 1999; Mondadori, 2018), Si chiama Francesca, questo romanzo (Einaudi, 2002; Marcos y Marcos 2011), Noi la farem vendetta (Feltrinelli, 2006), I malcontenti (Einaudi, 2010), La piccola Battaglia portatile (Marcos y Marcos, 2015), I russi sono matti (Utet, 2019), Che dispiacere (Salani, 2020), Sanguina ancora. L’incredibile vita di Fedor M. Dostoevskij (Mondadori, 2021), which is currently in the shortlist of Campiello 2021 Prize. He has translated and edited works of several Russian writers, including Puškin, Gogol’, Lermontov, Dostoevskij, Turgenev, Tolstoj, Čechov, Bulgakov, Chlebnikov, Venedikt Erofeev.
Ph: Claudio Sforza


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