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Celebrating 100 years from the birth of Italo Calvino: Calvino and the Americas

Organized by NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, in collaboration with the Ragusa Foundation, and the Italian Cultural Institute. November 17.

If on a Winter Night Calvino Could Talk to a Fellow Writer, a conversation with Jhumpa Lahiri on Calvino’ s Lesson and her own experience of reading Calvino, her own approach to Calvino’ s imagery and style, his language, his continuous shifting between imagination and reality, as well as his significance for today’s literary and intellectual world.
Other speakers include Giovanna Calvino, Judith Thurman and Duccio Chiarini.

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