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  • Daniele Mastrogiacomo was born in Karachi in 1954. Since 1980, he has  covered national and international affairs for the Italian daily La Repubblica. He has worked as a foreign correspondent...
  • Lorenzo Mediano is a doctor, environmental writer, and the author of four novels. He was born in Saragossa, Spain, in 1959. His great passion is for the mountains he calls home, the Pyrenees.  ...
  • Francesca Melandri is a screenwriter and novelist. Eva Sleeps is her English language debut. She lives in Rome, Italy.
  • Born in Tokyo in 1925, Yukio Mishima was a prolific writer of plays, poetry, essays, and novels, many of which are now considered classics. Educated in Japan but deeply influenced by European...
  • Kenizé Mourad was born in France to a Turkish Princess and an Indian Raj. For almost fifteen years, she was a reporter and war correspondent, working, most notably, at Le Nouvel Observateur.
  • Brazil

    Alberto Mussa

    Alberto Mussa was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1961. His father’s family originated from Lebanon and Palestine, and he explores Arab-Brazilian identity in his works. In addition to translating...
  • Marcello Musto is associate Professor of Political Theory at York University in Toronto. His books, translated into over twenty languages, seek to highlight the contemporary relevance of the...
  • Sacha Naspini, born in Grosseto in 1976, is an editor, art director and screen writer, as well as being the author of several novels and short stories. Oxygen is his English language debut.
  • Amélie Nothomb was born in Japan to Belgian parents in 1967. She lives in Paris. Her edgy fiction, unconventional thinking, and public persona have combined to transform her into a worldwide literary...
  • Cheluchi Onyemelukwe-Onuobia is a lawyer working in the areas of health, gender, and violence against women and children, and, since the publication of The Son of the House, one of Nigeria’s...
  • Valery Panyushkin was born in 1969 in Leningrad. He has worked as a special correspondent for the newspapers Kommersant and Vedomosti. He wrote a regular column in Gazeta.ru, and earned the...
  • Born in 1922, Pier Paolo Pasolini was a film director, poet, writer and political thinker. Throughout his life he exhibited extraordinary cultural versatility and became a highly controversial figure.
  • Valérie Perrin is a photographer and screenwriter who works with Claude Lelouch. Her first novel, Les Oubliés du Dimanche, won numerous prizes including the 2016 Lire Élire and Poulet-Malassis.
  • Italy

    Carlo Piano

    Carlo Piano, the son, journalist. Curious explorer of cities and their customs. Author of books on urban hinterlands. He loves the sea.
  • Italy

    Renzo Piano

    Renzo Piano, the father, architect. Has built cities all over the world. In this book he tells of an adventurous profession. He loves the sea and shared his passion with his son.
  • Lorenza Pieri spent her childhood on the small island of Giglio, off the coast of Tuscany. She studied in Siena and Paris and worked in publishing for fifteen years. In 2014 she moved to the United...
  • Alessandro Piperno was born in Rome in 1972. His 2005 novel, The Worst Intentions, won the Campiello Prize for First Novel and became an instant bestseller in Italy, where Corriere della sera...
  • Britain

    Karen Powell

    Karen Powell was born in Rochester, Kent. She left school at 16 but returned to education as a mature student to study English Literature at Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge. She lives in North Yorkshire.
  • France

    Pascale Pujol

    Pascale Pujol grew up in Perpignan and now lives in Paris. Little Culinary Triumphs is her first novel.
  • Piergiorgio Pulixi was born in Cagliari, Sardinia, in 1982. He is a member of Sabot, an experiment in collective crime fiction writing created by Massimo Carlotto, Italy’s preeminent author of crime...
  • Massimo Recalcati is a psychoanalyst and author who teaches at the universities of Pavia and Verona.
  • Parisa Reza was born in Tehran in 1965 to a family of intellectuals and artists, and moved to France at the age of seventeen. She was awarded the Prix Senghor 2015 for her first novel, The Gardens...
  • Patrizia Rinaldi lives and works in Naples, where she was born in 1960. She is the author of numerous works of crime fiction published in Italy. Three, Imperfect Number is her first work to appear...
  • United States

    Abbigail N. Rosewood

    Abbigail N. Rosewood was born in Vietnam, where she lived until the age of twelve. She holds an MFA in creative writing from Columbia University. An excerpt from her first novel won first place...