La guerra degli Anto
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Gli Orsi, La guerra degli Anto, La giovinezza della signorina N.N., Nina
Joyce Lussu, Riccardo Milani, Alessandro Robecchi, Domenico Starnone, Sandro Petraglia
Silvia Ballestra Wikipedia
Silvia Ballestra ( Porto San Giorgio, 1969 ) is an Italian writer. In 2006 she won the Rapallo Carige Prize.
Ballestra was born in Porto San Giorgio in 1969.
She was discovered by Pier Vittorio Tondelli and began publishing novels, short stories and essays since 1990.
Her debut book was Birthday of the Iguana and it has been translated into several languages. From that book and the following book was taken the script of a film, War of Antò by Riccardo Milani. She has a degree in Foreign Languages and Literature. She has edited various translations from both French and English. She has worked with the newspaper L'Unità and several magazines and other newspapers. She has lived and worked in Milan.
In 2006 she lost the Rapallo Carige Prize for La Seconda Dora.Contribution to the anthology Papergang, under 25, 1990
Birthday of the Iguana . 1991 Transeuropea and Arnoldo Mondadori Editore .
The war of Anto . 1992
The youthfulness of Miss NN, 1998
La Seconda Dora
The hills across the street. A trip around the life of Tullio Pericoli . Rizzoli, 2011. ISBN 9788817052849 .