I am a full-time freelance translator of Italian literature.
A volte sembra che Tullio Pericoli scriva con la stessa matita che usa per disegnare – magari quel mozzicone minuscolo che tiene sempre pronto in tasca per ogni evenienza. Ma la matita di Pericoli è anche il suo contrario, una gomma che serve per cancellare tutto quanto appare superfluo. Lo dimostra questo libro, dove Pericoli schizza a memoria ventidue profili di persone che ha incontrato, e ... read more
Per i 50 anni della casa editrice alcuni autori Sellerio hanno tratto dallo scaffale un libro del catalogo per raccontarlo in una nuova avvincente trama. Ne sono nate otto avventure straordinarie.
A family cloaked in secrets. A beguiling woman. A unique setting. Inspector Bordelli is back to solve one of the most difficult cases of his entire career in the sixth book in this atmospheric crime noir series - perfect for fans of Andrea Camilleri.Florence, 1967. It is winter, and one year has passed since the historic and devastating flood of the Arno, though the memories of that day still ... read more
Winner of the Premio Selezione Campiello prize and the Premio Alessandro Manzoni award for best historical novel, The Watercolourist is the irresistible Italian bestseller from Beatrice Masini.Nineteenth-century Italy. A young woman arrives at a beautiful villa in the countryside outside Milan. Bianca, a gifted young watercolourist, has been commissioned to illustrate the plants in the magnifi... read more
A collection of homilies, speeches, and “messages of the day” that brings together Pope Francis’s wisdom on finding happiness in the here and now For Pope Francis, the appreciation of our everyday lives is a spiritual undertaking. Joy is a divine attribute, and creating joy around us an essential part of faith. Every homily and speech in this book delivers, in warm, engaging language accessibl... read more
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In his first book published as Pope, and in conjunction with the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy, Pope Francis here invites all humanity to an intimate and personal dialogue on the subject closest to his heart—mercy—which has long been the cornerstone of his faith and is now the central teaching of his papacy. In this conversation with Vatican reporter Andrea Torniel... read more
THE CONCLAVE, the gathering of the world’s Roman Catholic cardinals at the Vatican in complete isolation and secrecy after the death of the pope in order to elect a new spiritual leader, is the setting for Roberto Pazzi’s latest novel, a magical fable rooted in the realities of today. A week, a month, four months go by and still the cardinals cannot come to a decision. The world outside grows ... read more
When a breach birth leaves Paulo severely disabled, his father, the articulate, unsentimental Professor Frigerio, struggles to come to terms with his son’s condition. Face to face with his own limitations, Frigerio confronts the strange way society around him handles Paolo’s handicaps and observes his surprising gifts. In spare, deeply affecting episodes, the professor of language explores the... read more
A serial killer is terrorising the students of Bologna. Rookie female detective Grazia Negro is determined to solve the case. Only one eye witness can positively identify the killer ...and he's blind. Simone spends his days in solitude, listening to Elvis Costello's "Almost Blue" and scanning the radio wave of the city to eavesdrop on other people's lives. He likes to imagine what people are l... read more
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Experienced and award-winning literary translator (English/Spanish into Italian) with almost 50 publications on the market.
Award-winning literary translator working from Danish and German into English. My clients include Penguin, Harper Collins and Hachette.