Fabio Genovesi, born in 1974, was born and lives in Forte dei Marmi, Versilia. Starting from "Il bricco dei vermi" (2007) – a collection of his first literary experiments – and from his famous "Versilia Rock City" (2008) – a novel published originally with Transeuropa, rewritten and published again by Mondadori in 2012 – he chose his native land as a socio-anthropological workshop, telling about its quick changes with his distinctive sarcastic voice. "Esce vive" (2011) is his second novel. Then he published an essay "Morte dei Marmi (2012). In 2015 he published "Chi manda le onde" a novel which was awarded the Strega giovani prize. He also translated the works of American writers and musicians such as Les Claypool, Barry Glifford, Lee Ranaldo, Willy Vlautin and Hunter S. Thompson.
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