Ta-Nehisi Coates: Between the World and Me

Between the world and me (The Text publishing, 2015) written by Ta-Nehisi Coates, is a letter to his son, but also to all children, whatever the color of their body. A difficult letter to write, one that no one should ever write or think about, but necessary, absolutely necessary to understand and not surrender.The author, through the narration of many episodes that have seen African-American … Continua a leggere Ta-Nehisi Coates: Between the World and Me

J. M. Coetzee: Aspettando i barbari

Aspettando i barbari (Einaudi, 2016) è un romanzo di J. M. Coetzee che, per la sua attualità e convergenza con il presente, potrebbe essere stato scritto persino oggi. Il romanzo, invece, fu pubblicato per la prima volta nel 1980 e, sebbene nel testo non vi siano riferimenti a epoche o luoghi, potrebbe mostrare dei riferimenti alla condizione dell’apartheid non ancora dissoltasi in Sudafrica, terra di … Continua a leggere J. M. Coetzee: Aspettando i barbari


The feeling, which is more than a feeling, is that everything is left to the school. Whatever happens to us any social flaw, any behavior, any kind of training, etc., the school has to deal with it. Okay, let’s also pretend that this is possible, let’s also pretend that there are no other places and situations responsible for the human and moral growth of the … Continua a leggere School