Book Review: The shock of the fall by Nathan Filer

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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

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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

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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

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[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

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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

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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

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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)

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“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

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