An essayist and a storyteller, he often appears on stage with singers and actors. He teaches at IED in Florence, at the Holden School of Turin and at Ca' Foscari University in Venice. A translator from English and French, he collaborates with several publishing houses. He works for Radio 3 and he writes for Alias - il manifesto and Il giornale dell'arte. Many of his most recent books are focused on history of art and pop culture, including: Il Caravaggio rubato (Sellerio), Memorie di un'opera d'arte (Skira), Libri maledetti (Cairo), Ermafroditi (Carocci), Conosci Milano? (Clichy), Ziggy Stardust (ADD Editore), Rigoletto (Corraini), Bianco tenebra (Sellerio), Teatri d'amore (Nottetempo), L'ultima regina di Firenze (Bompiani), Cose turche (Jaca Book).
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