Professionisti Italiani a Boston in collaboration with the Dante Alighieri Society and the Italian Consulate in Boston would like to invite you to a discussion with renowned Italian writer Alessandro Baricco.
The award winning writer will discuss the challenges faced by Italian culture today, and will read passages from his latest novel Emmaus. One of Italy’s most established fiction writers, Baricco authored several books including Castelli di Rabbia, Oceano Mare, Novecento and Silk. Baricco is also a director and a
performer. He has won the Prix Médicis Étranger in France and the Selezione Campiello, Viareggio, and Palazzo al Bosco prizes in Italy. He lives in Rome, Italy.
When: May 31, 2012 at 6:30 PM
Where: Dante Alighieri Society 41 Hampshire Street, Cambridge, MA 02139
The presentation will be followed by a Q&A session and discussion with the public. The event is in English and free of charge upon mandatory registration at http://baricco.eventbrite.com