Why is it so hard to sell books? Italo Calvino gave the best explanation in his 1979 novel If on a winter’s night a traveler (in Italian: Se una notte d’inverno un viaggiatore). A pre-kindle, pre-Amazon, pre-self publishing analysis that’s still incredibly valid today, and confirms how Calvino was one of the most brilliant authors of the last […]
Find out more about me in this interview just published on Smashwords!
To celebrate three months from launch, Africa will be free for Kindle on Amazon from Thursday September 24th to Sunday September 27th!
The sun sets on another day: the darkness arrives, another night begins. What will tomorrow bring? What will life bring?
Sometimes I think about the future and I see it very clear in front of me, I see my journey through life as straight as the Brooklyn Bridge: you know where it takes off, you know where it brings you, from the skyscrapers of downtown Manhattan to the green heart of Dumbo. Other times it’s foggy, like the […]
My first novel, All The People, is now available at Smashwords: a great chance to read it, if you haven’t already!
Some days I wish things were easier. James came in with his family’s lawyers today: they look very trustworthy and hopefully they will be able to find out more about what happened at the warehouse. I asked them to keep me informed of any progress: I want to make sure that I can be there to help James, […]
Beatrice didn’t want to talk today. She sat in front of me for one hour, without saying a word. I asked her questions, I used all the techniques that I could find in the dusty books of my mind, but nothing worked: not a movement, not a word, just a scared look in her eyes. […]
It was a strange weekend. I didn’t want to talk to anybody, I didn’t want to do much, so I spent the weekend on my own, rolling in my heads the two thoughts that have accompanied me all week: something that could be good (Mrs. F’s life changing decision), and something else that could be very bad (James’ future hanging unsteadily). […]
“I don’t know what to do, Doc!” That’s the first thing he told me as soon as he got in my office and closed the door. The scared look in his eyes, tired with missed sleep, told me what I had been fearing all week: James is really convinced that the explosion at the warehouse was somehow […]