Diego De Silva, a writer, journalist and screenwriter, was born in Naples in 1964. His first novel, "La donna di scorta" (2001), was shortlisted for the Montblanc Prize; his second, "Certi bambini" (2001), was selected for the Campiello Prize and "Non avevo capito niente" (2007) won the Napoli Prize. "Certi bambini" was turned into a film directed by Frazzi brothers in 2004: the movie won many international and national prizes, including the Jury Prize at Giffoni Film Festival and two Donatello Davids. He wrote many short stories which appeared in several Einaudi's anthologies and his theatrical work "Casa chiusa" was published in the collected book "Tre Terzi" (2009). Among his last novels: "Terapia di coppia per amanti" (2015) and "Divorziare con stile" (2017). His books have been translated in England, France, Spain, Germany, Holland, Portugal and Greece.
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