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Cuorebomba

LITERARY FICTION «Levantino has a quick prose, he has the gift of knowing how to grasp the misery and despair, the small things in life, and of capturing that unbridgeable gap that separates the popular quarters from the lounges of high society». Francesco Musolino, La Repubblica «Dario Levantino, with words that ‘shape reality like a […]

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OUTLAWS INC.

THRILLER/ NON-FICTION ‘Outlaws Inc is an explosive read, full of heart-thumping excitement and brilliant detective work which shines a light into the darkest corners of the world. This story of flying mercenaries and their secret role in the world we all live in is all the more terrifying for being true’ —Sean Rayment, author of […]

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Baroque Clouds (Nuvole Barocche)

CRIME SERIES Set in the beautiful city of Genoa, among its tiny alleys and between the blue of the sky and that of the sea, this is the first investigation of Paolo Nigra. The second book of the series will be out in Spring 2020. It is a mystery with well-depicted twists and perfect Italian atmosphere, amiable characters who […]

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Hate Inc.

POLITICS “In a smart and scathing freewheeling analysis, the Rolling Stone journalist analyzes political campaign coverage and other media powder kegs.” —The New York Times “An invigorating polemic against tactics the news media use to manipulate and divide their audiences.” —Kirkus Reviews “Taibbi, a writer of striking intelligence and bold ideas, is as hilarious as […]

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A Human Algorithm: How Artificial Intelligence Is Redefining Who We Are

TECHNOLOGY  Coleman holds out hope that the technology will “reveal who we are – resilient and vulnerable, curious and creative, abounding with potential for genuine connection with ourselves and others.” – Publishers Weekly “[An] earnest, meaty investigation of the ideal future of how we work with intelligent technologies . . . Coleman necessarily operates in […]

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The AI Republic: Building the Nexus Between Humans and Intelligent Automation

BUSINESS AND LEADERSHIP Artificial intelligence will radically change our lives–just not in the ways you might think. You’ve been made to believe that AI will take your job. The truth is AI will deeply change the nature of work itself and lead to the creation of jobs that don’t exist yet. Sensational media reports speculate […]

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The Girl with the Red Olivetti (La ragazza con la Olivetti rossa)

FICTION A surprising, original and very funny novel. – Paola Mastrocola, «Il Sole 24 ore» Between pages read with the nose and stories written in all the languages of the world, L’annusatrice di libri recounts a city that today no longer exists. – Giorgia Mecca, «Corriere della Sera» L’annusatrice di libri is a fun novel, […]

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We’ll Shoot the Survivors Again (Ai sopravvissuti spareremo ancora)

FICTION A “next door tragedy” in which a petty quarrel between neighbours degenerates into an absurd deadly shooting. The lucid and merciless portrait of a dying world seen through the eyes of a boy who feels powerless in the face of the reality in which he lives. Among dinners in the courtyard, quarrels over a […]

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People of the South (Gente del Sud)

HISTORICAL FICTION Naples, August 1895: cholera has returned to the city. Doctor Romualdo Parlante, frightened by the spread of the disease, obliges his wife Palma, pregnant with their fourth child, to take their other children and return immediately to their native town in Puglia. There, they would find refuge at the house of his parents, Bastiano […]

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Dialogues on Consciousness

NEUROSCIENCE Over a period of many years, the celebrated English novelist Tim Parks and the Italian philosopher Riccardo Manzotti have been discussing the nature of consciousness. Not long ago, Parks suggested to his friend that they condense their exchanges “into a series of focused dialogues to set out the standard positions on consciousness, and suggest […]

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