The suitcase of Hermes

The Invisible City

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  GABRIELLA MONGARDI. Abstract: an article of Gabriella Mongardi about the city of Mondovì, compared to the “Invisible Cities” of Italo Calvino. Illustration by Lorenzo Barberis. Photo by Gabriella Mongardi  

Tinoshi

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GIORGIO TINO “TINOSHI”. The cartoonist of “Margutte”. comics: http://www.tinoshi.it illustrations: http://tinoshi.wordpress.com

The Incipit of Gatsby

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(here a review of the movie) In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I’ve been turning over in my mind ever since. “Whenever you feel like criticizing any one,” he told me, “just remember that all the…

The Philosophy of the Travel

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    (Italian translation from Freya Stark, Views from Abroad, Paladin Books 1989, articles from The Spectator 1950 – 1987) (see also “Errare Humanum Est” by Attilio Ianniello, here) Image: Freya Stark

The Secret Rooms of the Mountains

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LORENZO BARBERIS. Abstract: an article about the book “Le stanze segrete delle montagne” (The secret rooms of the mountains), by the Italian writer Renzo Dirienzi. The image of the cover of the book is a painting by Livio Politano.

The Sound of Skates

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PAOLO CANAVESE Abstract: the incipit of the novel “Il mattino dopo…” (The Sound of Skates) by the Italian writer Paolo Canavese.