Book Review: The curious incident of the dog in the night-time by Mark Haddon


The curious incident of the dog in the night-time by Mark Haddon [per la versione italiana andate giù] Reviewed by Giulia Bertelli For years I’ve been trying to stay away from this book. I usually don’t like stories about children, but there are exceptions, like Extremely loud and incredibly close by J.S.Foer that I loved … 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


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

How to Start in Stand-Up Comedy by Chris MacLean


How to Start in Stand-Up Comedy: A Guide to Becoming a Comedian in Toronto is the first and only Canadian book about starting in stand-up comedy. It recently won the gold medal for humour and silver medal for best design non-fiction at the Next Generation Indie Book Awards held in New York. We interviewed the … 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

TELL ME A TALE – The New Book Trailer!

Tell me a tale book release copy

Here Fluster Magazine and Armida’s new book trailer!!! Read more about it here – Both the paperback  and Kindle editions are now out. Click the images to buy a copy today! 20 stories inspired by 20 photos The Rain • by Hannah-Jamie Duncombe Guerrillas Marching Down • by Mateo Jarrín Cuvi The Art Part Begins … Continue reading

“TELL US A TALE” Short Story Competition: The Winning Stories! (final list)

tell us a tale winning story

We know it was a very long wait but we promise it was worth it and you will not be disappointed! The number of stories submitted exceeded our expectations and choosing the final winners was not an easy task. These are the 20 stories that will be  published in a book in collaboration with Armida … 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