ROBERTO SAVIANO AND MUNIZIONI AT RIZZOLI BOOKSTORE

01/31/2020 - 10:13am

On Wednesday, February 12th at 6pm, Italian journalist Roberto Saviano will discuss Di’ la verità anche se la tua voce trema (Speak the truth even if your voice trembles) by Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.  Caruana Galizia was killed by a car bomb while reporting on government corruption in Malta.  This book is the first in the Munizioni (Ammunition) series curated by Saviano and published by Bompiani, dedicated to the power of words to build bridges towards a future of equality and freedom. This event will be presented in Italian.  To rsvp, please click here

The third book in the Munizioni series, Gotico Americano, will be presented by the author, Arianna Farinelli, on February 27th at 6pm.  Gotico Americano is a story of family, identity, and a critique of the western elite.

Roberto Saviano is an Italian writer, essayist and screenwriter. In his writings, including articles and his book Gomorrah, he uses literature and investigative reporting to tell of the economic reality of the territory and business of the Camorra crime syndicate and of organized crime more generally.

Arianna Farinelli was born in Rome in 1975 and has lived in the United States since 2001.  She received her PhD in Political Science in 2009.  Since 2010 she has been professor of Political Science at Baruch College of the City University of New York. Gotico Americano is her first novel.

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