Born in Rome in 1964, Stas' Gawronski is an author and TV culture programmes presenter for RAI. Since 2003, his passion for literature led him to create CultBook, an innovative tv format focused on great literature with the evocative mix of original images, highly expressive music, interviews with writers and critics, readings and a repertoire of video clips. In 2006, he produced the first Italian TV Booktrailers. From 2003 till 2008, he was publishing coordinator of RaiLibro, Rai Educational's weekly literary criticism web magazine. From 2011 to 2012, he presented CultBook Factory, a live programme from Turin's Salone del Libro for Rai Scuola. In 2014, he created Il Cortile dei Gentili on Rai 5, a cultural programme devoted to the dialogue between believers and non-believers.