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Books of the Week: 30th March – 4th April

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     LA BASTARDA DEGLI SFORZA (The Sforzas’ Bastard) by Carla Maria Russo 1463. Milan. Galeazzo Maria Sforza is a cruel tyrant keen on arts and music and father of the  illegitimate Caterina,  a rebel who loves fighting. This is the story of a woman who could accept the rules imposed by her dynasty, but also fight to save her children’s…… Read More »

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Books of the Week: 23rd – 28th March

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MI RICORDO (I remember) by Paola Capriolo The book is about Adela and Sonja: a wealthy intellectual girl living in the thirties and,  years after, a caregiver. Two women, two different periods, two destinies in the same house THE AUTHOR: Paola Capriolo (1962), writer, translator and literary journalist, started her career with the short story collection La grande Eulalia then followed…… Read More »

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Books of the Week: 16th – 21st March

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   FIGLI DELL’ARCOBALENO – Madri lesbiche, padri gay, diritti negati in Italia (Son of the rainbow – lesbian mothers, gay fathers, rights denied in Italy) by Samuele Cafasso preface by Giuseppe Civati This book is a collection of stories told by homosexuals who want to get the right to grow a family, to raise children. These are the stories of…… Read More »

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Books of the Week: 9th – 14th March

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  PESCECANI (Sharks) by Mario Giordano The sharks are those Italian people who, in the last few years, have illegally built their fortune while most of the population was getting poorer and poorer. This book is a report of the Italian reality, of the corruption that everybody should know and fight because a country led by sly people cannot be…… Read More »