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#Rogo di Libri: how censorship can still raise its ugly head

“They shot him and made a bonfire of all his books” (Hugh MacDiarmid, The Battle Continues, 1957) MacDiarmid’s dramatic words remind us that book burning has always been the ultimate act of political and religious reprisal, bigotry and censorship.  He was … Continue reading

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Italian historical novels result in animated discussion

Thanks to Rita Charbonnier for drawing my attention to this great discussion among fans of Italian historical novels and four authors – at the moment of writing this, there have been a total of 428 comments! It was a real … Continue reading

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