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Alessandro Baricco


Italy (b.1958)

Alessandro Baricco was born in Turin in 1958 and still makes his home there. The author of four previous novels, he has won the Prix Médicis Étranger in France and the Selezione Campiello, Viareggio, and Palazzo al Bosco prizes in Italy.
 

Genres: Young Adult Fiction
 
Novels
   Silk (1997)
   City (1999)
   Ocean Sea (1999)
   Lands of Glass (2002)
   Without Blood (2004)
   An Iliad (2006)
   Emmaus (2012)
   Mr Gwyn (2014)
   The Young Bride (2016)
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Collections
   Stories Upon Stories (2016) (with Umberto Eco, Dave Eggers, Abraham Yehoshua and Yiyun Li)
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Plays
   Novecento (2020)
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Novellas
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Non fiction
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Alessandro Baricco recommends
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Can You Hear Me? (2017)
Elena Varvello
"One of the best Italian novels of 2016. A book that doesn't shy away from pain - it shines a light on it. And it does so beautifully, page by page."

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