Practicing loyalty

It is with great pleasure that I’ve received a mail from one of my readers referred particularly to my last book ‘Cultura e culture. La Pluralità dei centri. Una lettura gramsciana del tempo e dei tempi‘ (Nulla Die, 2018). My reader, who authorized me to tell something about his email, has read also my novel ‘Don’t Climb Over That Wall’ (Nulla Die, 2018) in its Italian version … Continua a leggere Practicing loyalty

The voice of water

I’ve received this story thanks to a letter that this young girl has written to me authorizing me to tell it. Obviously the name is fictional and the narration follows my personal narrative structure because there are stories which need to be narrated as to seem imaginary though they are true, so many the meanings they hide. To the ability of my readers I leave the choice to understand and … Continua a leggere The voice of water

Rights and duties

…I answer… I thank my gentle reader for his discussing with me the idea of rights and duties. He writes “In your books and writings I can perceive a strong feeling of integrity. Gentleness is never separated from severity and rights never are from duties”.  Really, I don’t know how much I have succeeded to embody the integrity I long for, I hope to be on … Continua a leggere Rights and duties

Fate or choice?

I met Suzanne through one of her long emails. I’ve waited long before speaking of her not because she did not give me her consent, something she did immediately without I asked, but because her story is the story of a victim that technically we call collateral. Her suffering, indeed, is not collateral. She is a girl, now a woman, who assisted to the violence, psychological and … Continua a leggere Fate or choice?

Novels or essays? Life, simply life.

…I answer… A very gentle reader of mine has asked me today a very important question about my writings “How is it possible to write <<essays>> and <<novels>> and being equally deep and  careful to people’s needs”. Well, first and really important is to thank you for your words and your question because the appreciation it contains moreover the other utterances in your mail, give me … Continua a leggere Novels or essays? Life, simply life.