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L’ULTIMA TRAVERSA Author translated into more than 20 languages pp.74 Barney, 2015 Theoria, 2018 Rights held: Italian and World English (Benedetta Centovalli Lit.Ag.) Rest of the World and Film (Nabu Int’l Lit &Film Agency) Rights sold: In a village near Bolzano in northern Italy, a young and eager pastor has […]

The Last Crossing


LE COSE SEMPLICI Bompiani, 2015 Rights sold: – pp.838 Rights held: Italian and World English (Benedetta Centovalli Lit.Ag.) Rest of the World and film (Nabu Int’l Lit &Film Agency) Rights sold: Shortlisted Premio Campiello 2016 Shortisted Premio Corrado Alvaro-Libero Bigiaretti 2016. One of the most esteemed and appreciated authors of […]

Simple Things


VENERE LESA Author translated into more than 20 languages pp.190 Mondadori, 1998 Theoria, 2019 Rights held: Italian and World English (Benedetta Centovalli Lit. Ag.) Rest of the World and Film (Nabu Lit.&Film Ag.) Rights sold: In this novel, Paolo Maurensig’s narrative skill lies in the subtle and indecipherable play of […]

Wounded Venus



UNA VITA SCONOSCIUTA La nave di Teseo, 2017 pp. 120 Rights held: Italian and World English (Benedetta Centovalli Lit.Ag.) Rest of the World and film (Nabu Int’l Lit &Film Ag.) Rights sold: —– Milan, early 2000s. Ernesto, fifty years old, unemployed, returns home in the middle of the night after […]

Unknown Life


A REGOLA D’ARTE pp. 480 PIEMME, 2018 Rights held: Italian and World English (Benedetta Centovalli Lit. Ag.) Rest of the world and Film (Nabu Int’l Lit.&Film Ag.) Rights sold: —– We all wear a mask. It is the face that hides the greatest danger. Head lying on one side, propped […]

A Masterpiece


L’ITALIA È UN BOSCO AUTHOR TRANSLATED INTO 8 LANGUAGES This book is an invitation to stop and lose yourself in the many forests and parks in Italy, to let yourself go in the strong wind. The immense trunks of the redwoods of Northern Italy. The aerial roots of the ficus […]

Italy is a Forest



IL LIBRO DELLE FORESTE SCOLPITE AUTHOR TRANSLATED INTO 8 LANGUAGES The Book of Carved Forests is a journey through time to discover oneself by searching those places where conifers resist the adversities of an extreme environment and of a rocky land, where all other living beings no longer survive. Larch […]

The Book of Carved Forests


MANUALE DEL PERFETTO CERCATORE DI ALBERI “Don’t tell me which monuments are near your home but which trees”. Tiziano Fratus has succeeded in the admirable enterprise of making his passion as a tree-finder a real – albeit bizarre – job. As he writes in the preface: «There are many people […]

Handbook of the Perfect Treeseeker


GIAGUARI INVISIBILI INVISIBLE JAGUARS pp.190 FELTRINELLI 2018 Rights held: Italian and World English (Benedetta Centovalli Lit.Ag.) Rest of the World and film (Nabu Int’l Lit &Film Agency) Rights sold: The debut novel of an eighteen-year-old author who knows how to tell a story and describe what it’s like to be young. There are those […]

Invisible Jaguars



COME LA PIOGGIA SUL CELLOFAN LIKE RAIN ON CELLOPHANE Working title of the new novel featuring Giorgia Cantini, sixth in the series Marsilio, 2020 pp. 180 circa Rights held: Italian and World English (Benedetta Centovalli Lit.Ag.) Rest of the World and Film (Nabu Int’l Lit.&Film Ag.) Rights sold: Italy (Marsilio) […]

Like Rain on Cellophane