The Invisible Cities (Italo Calvino, 1972)

I decided to revisit The Invisible Cities (1972) of the Italian author Calvin with whom I believe, with the force of a bump on the little toe, to have some astral connection. The book was reprinted this year. Bibliophile fetishes aside,  Invisible Cities  will be a different experience for each reader. Just as the experienced traveler sees in a new city… Continue reading The Invisible Cities (Italo Calvino, 1972)

The Handmaid’s Tale (Margaret Atwood, 2006)

The Canadian Margaret Atwood, in addition to the vast and diverse career as a writer (exploring the novel, the tale and the poetry), has also taught English language and literature and has long exercised literary criticism, without neglecting activism in environmental causes and humanitarian. The political approach, moreover, is a striking feature in her fictional works,… Continue reading The Handmaid’s Tale (Margaret Atwood, 2006)