Alessandro Zaccuri

A professional journalist, born in La Spezia in 1963, lives in Milan where he has worked since 1994 at the cultural editorial office of the daily "Avvenire". He collaborated with magazines "Millelibri" and "Lo Straniero" and he also taught Cultural Information at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Milan). From 2005 to 2011, he conceived and present the TV program "Il Grande Talk", broadcast on Sat2000/Tv2000. He authored essays on contemporary images: "Citazioni pericolose. ll cinema come critica letteraria" (2000), "Il futuro a vapore. L'Ottocento in cui viviamo" (2004) and "In terra sconsacrata" (2008). His fiction works include "Il signor figlio" (2007, Premio Selezione Campiello), "Infinita notte" (2009) "Dopo il miracolo" (2012, Premio Frignano and Premio Basilicata) and "Lo spregio" (2016). He edited the Italian edition of two books by Ray Bradbury ("Verdi ombre, balena bianca" and "La morte è un affare solitario") and translated for Interlinea "The Rhyme of the Flying Bomb" by Mervyn Peake.

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