Illustrated covers of children’s books

The Alchemist Paulo Coelho Il barone rampante Italo Calvino Peter Pan J. M. Barrie The Little Prince Antoine De Saint-Exupéry Il fiore perduto dello sciamano di K Davide Morosinotto Terra! Stefano Benni The Thief Lord Cornelia Funke Sherlock Holmes A. Conan Doyle Ready Player One Ernest Cline Artemis Fowl Eoin Colfer The Curious Incident of … Continued

Strange Wonderland

Lisbeth Zwerger, Rebecca Dautremer, Gabriel Pacheco, Anne Herbauts, Viive Noor, Falcone Fernando, Emanuele Buzzati, Liza Ferneyhough, Tove Jansson, Iban Barrenetxea, Min Ji Kim, Julia Sardà, Beatriz Martin Terceno, Roger Ingpen

Dante in 12 illustrators

Lorenzo Mattotti Moebius Gustav Dorè Federico Zuccari Hunt Emerson Seymour Chwast Marco Somà Daw Zuccarini Uva Rossi Astrid Marcello Go Nagai (è meglio che faccia i robot) Marco Somà DAW Federico Zuccari Look my DANTE

Aeneas

A masterpiece of literature is great when it manages to bring vivid and powerful images out of the conscience of the reader. So in the Aeneid, the first image that appears to my mind is Neptune scolding the two winds for having profaned his kingdom of water … Virgil’s Aeneid explores the fleeting boundary between … Continued

Women 2 drive

  1810 a.C. Hammurabi 1375 a.C. Akhenaton 950 a.C. Omero 580 a.C. Pitagora 551 a.C. Confucio 428 a.C. Platone 69 a.C. Cleopatra 350 Ipazia 598 Brahmagupta 980 Avicenna 1122 Eleonora d’Aquitania 1170 Fibonacci 1181 San Francesco 1265 Dante Alighieri 1347 Santa Caterina da Siena 1400 Gutenberg 1412 Giovanna d’Arco 1452 Leonardo da Vinci 1474 Isabella … Continued

The Hobbit

Tolkien’s best book for me     Il Signore degli Anelli

Azkaban, Harry Potter

Per me la Rowling ha trovato un fuoco acceso, scrivendo la saga di HP. Il mio libro preferito è il terzo, il prigioniero di Azkaban, dove arrivano per la prima volta i dissennatori e Harry riesce a produrre il suo patronus a forma di cervo e così a salvare se stesso e Sirius Black (grazie … Continued

Ulysses

Ulysses has tattooed on himself everything that has happened and also that will happen after: Polyphemus, Circe, the sirens, the return to Ithaca … Pythagoras, Aeneas, Dante, Orlando, Romeo & Juliet, Don Quijote, Newton, Pinocchio, Treasure Island, Charles Darwin, Sherlock Holmes, Albert Einstein, Bilbo Baggins, Alan Turing, Luke Skywalker, Pacman, The Alchemist, Harry Potter, Tim … Continued