Book Review: The shock of the fall by Nathan Filer

The shock of the fall by Nathan Filer [per la versione italiana andate giù] Reviewed by Giulia Bertelli This is my life. I’m nineteen years old, and the only thing I have any control over in my entire world is the way I choose to tell this story. So I’m hardly going to fuck about. … Continue reading

Book Review: Expo 58 by Jonathan Coe

Expo 58 by Jonathan Coe [per la versione italiana andate giù] Reviewed by Giulia Bertelli I have a strange relationship with Jonathan Coe. The first time I read one of his books I didn’t like it so much, it was The Rotters’ Club, it was January of 2006 and I was living a very bad … Continue reading

BOOK REVIEW: Music for torching by A.M.Homes

MUSIC FOR TORCHING by A.M.Homes Reviewed by Giulia Bertelli [scroll down for italian translation] At first I wasn’t sure about this book. I took it in one of my trip to the library, I usually come aout with four or five books, one month of time to read them and a painful shoulder for the … Continue reading

BOOK REVIEW: Swimming by Nicola Keegan

Swimming by Nicola Keegan    Review by Giulia Bertelli [scroll down for italian translation] This is the kind of book I would have wanted to write if I were a writer. Not much for the story, but for the writing Nicola Keegan has this kind of hurried writing. The words and the events flow smoothly … Continue reading

BOOK REVIEW: Sweet Dreams, a novel BY MASSIMO GRAMELLINI

Sweet Dreams, a novel by Massimo Gramellini Review by Giulia Bertelli [Traduzione in italiano in basso] I often let myself go to prejudices that I build myself. It’s enough to take a book at the wrong time of the year, then I don’t give it the right attention and I end up putting in a … Continue reading

The fault in our stars by John Green

[TRADUZIONE IN ITALIANO IN BASSO] Reviewed by Giulia Bertelli The fault in our stars is the latest book . Until last week I wouldn’t have read his books. I can’t tell the real reason why, maybe I was afraid to find out just another lousy american writer. I read reviews about this last work, I … Continue reading

BOOK REVIEW: Le Ultime Cinque Ore (Player One) BY DOUGLAS COUPLAND

Le Ultime Cinque Ore (Player One) di Douglas Coupland Recensione scritta da Giulia Bertelli [scroll down for english translation] Dato che in Italia la gente sembra non capire, spesso si cambiano i titoli e che siano libri o film questo non importa. In questo caso la ISBN Edizioni ha fatto un lavoro ancora migliore: Player … Continue reading

BOOK REVIEW: 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami

1Q84 (1Q84) di Haruki Murakami Recensione scritta da Sabina Loizzo Quando ho terminato la lettura di 1Q84, molte sono state le domande che non hanno ricevuto risposta. E se un libro riesce a tenerti incollata alle sue pagine, conquistandoti a ogni capitolo sempre di più, nonostante tu abbia probabilmente capito solo la metà di quello … Continue reading

BOOK REVIEW: Punto Omega (Point Omega) by Don DeLillo

Punto Omega (Point Omega) di Don DeLillo Recensione scritta da Giulia Bertelli [scroll down for english translation] Don Delillo in generale e il primo capitolo dell’ultimo libro, Punto Omega, è l’esempio perfetto di come un libro non debba contenere paroloni difficili, che sembrano usciti dal dizionario della lingua dell’Ottocento, per essere un buon libro. Te … Continue reading

Exhibition: “Da Zero a Cento” (From Zero to Onehundred)

“DA ZERO A CENTO: le nuove età della vita” di Lucia Ferrazzano [Scroll down for English translation] “DA ZERO A CENTO: le nuove età della vita” è la mostra che, unendo arte e scienza, ripercorre il percorso di vita di uomini e donne dalla gravidanza alla vecchiaia, mettendo in luce i cambiamenti avvenuti nel corso … Continue reading