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Alberto Moravia

Bike Places: The Writer of Rome

This article originally appeared on Peloton magazineThe life of Alberto Moravia was, he says, forged in two periods of adversity. The first was personal: a serious childhood illness. The second was political: having to endure fascism in…

Shirvan National Park – AZERTAC

Baku, March 19, AZERTAC Shirvan National Park, established in 2003, is located on the territory of Salyan and Neftchala districts of Azerbaijan, covering an area of ​​55 hectares. The park, which is about 20 to 27 meters below sea level,…

Women in my fiction

I never really tried to categorize women in my novels and short stories. Last week, Alain Padilla, who collects and edits my next collection of essays, suggested that I do so. It was my mother who influenced me…

Majorca Culture: Hotel Formentor

The developers have completely drained part of the Hotel Formentor, leaving only the outer walls of the building. The hotel, which features neoclassical and Art Deco elements, opened in 1929 with a big party and the guests had to travel by…

Grim Submission – WSJ

When "The conformist" Opened in American theaters 50 years ago this month, its director, Bernardo Bertolucci, was at the peak of his career. Precocious, prolific, he had been recognized as a poet when he was still a teenager and, at the…

Antifascism with a human face

A BOLD AND DANGEROUS FAMILY The remarkable story of an Italian mother, her two sons and their fight against fascism By Caroline Moorehead Illustrated. 432 pages. Harper / HarperCollins Publishers. $ 27.99."Each era has its own fascism,"…