Tag Archive : politicians

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Books of the Week: 4th – 9th May

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  BLACK BLOCK by Carlo A. Bachschmidt The author collects and records interviews of the people who fought in Genoa during the days of G8 in 2001 describing what happened at the Diaz School and in the Caserma Bolzaneto. THE AUTHOR – Carlo A. Bachschmidt explains the reasons why he decided to get involved in policy after studying Architecture, working…… Read More »

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Books of the Week: 7th April – 11th April

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NON CHIAMATELO EURO (Don’t call it Euro) by Angelo Polimeno In Europe, in the second half of the 1990s,  a coup d’état  changed the economy of many countries, Italy included. It was bloodless, but since then firms have closed, people have got unemployed and retirees are on the verge  of poverty. The book supplies documents and proofs about the introduction of  Euro and…… Read More »

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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: 2nd – 7th March

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    AVETE CONTATO BENE LE DITA? CONFESSIONI SEMISERIE DI UN NONNO ALLE PRIME ARMI (Did you Number his Fingers? A grandpa ‘s Confessions) by Gino Nebiolo The book involves emotions of different generations explaining how grandparents feel when a grand child comes into their lives: anguish, fears and joys mix with the desire to welcome and support a new life. THE…… Read More »

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Books of the Week: 23rd – 28th February

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  ALABARDE ALABARDE by José Saramago Artur Paz Semedo, an employee in a weapon factory, is stricken by some images of the film L’Espoir  by André Malraux. His passions for arms starts vacillating and,  when his wife suggests him to investigate  about the real business transaction of his company, ….unfortunately the book is incomplete because of the author’s sudden death……. Read More »

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Books of the week: 15th-21st February

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IO NON AVEVO L’AVVOCATO (I did not have the legal representative) by Mario Rossetti and Sergio Luciano The book is the report of Mario Rossetti’s story: from ex-financial director of fastweb to prisoner accused of fraud. He tells about his days spent in prison, his trial, the consequences and then the end: completely absolved as non-involved in the crimes he…… Read More »

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Books of the Week: 9th – 14th February

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MANUALE DI METEOROLOGIA (Meteorology Manual) by Mario Giuliacci, Andrea Giuliacci and Paolo Corazzon It is the most exhaustive and updated manual ever published in Italy: it deals with all the phenomena directly or indirectly connected with the atmosphere. THe AUTHORS- Mario Giuliacci, Andrea Giuliacci and Paolo Corazzon have written this book together with the support of 14 meteorologists from Epson…… Read More »