Tag Archives: Italy

Interview in Giornale di Brescia

Interview by Francesco Mannoni, published in Italian newspaper Giornale di Brescia. Read article (Italian) >>>

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Festival in Sardinia

I presented my novel Hydromania in the Leggendro Metropolitano Festival in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy. Details and program (Italian) >>>

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Hydromania shortlisted for prize in Italy

Hydromania is shortlisted for the ADEI WIZO prize, in the “Young Readers” category. It is competing against an Aharon Apelfeld novel. The winner will be chosen by teenagers from 15 high schools around Italy in May. Story on ADEI WIZO … Get to know more »

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Opinion piece on the Anelka Salute, in Corriere Della Sera

An opinion piece I wrote for the Corriere Della Sera daily newspaper in Italy, about footballer Nicolas Anelka’s racist salute in a football match in the English Premier League. Read the article (Italian) >>>

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Interview on Hydromania in Italian newspaper il Giornale

An interview on Hydromania by Boris Solazzo in Italian newspaper il Giornale. Read article (Italian) >>>

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TV interview on Hydromania in Italian RAI2

Interview and story on Italian TV’s RAI2, on Hydromania Watch video >>>

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Review of “Hydromania” in the Journal of the University of Padova

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Review of Hydromania in WUZ, Italy

“Original and clever, “Hydromania” interprets the fears that we do not even want to admit to ourselves; the books that scare us most, are those that describe an imagined world all too real and possible.” Review of Hydromania in Italian … Get to know more »

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Interview on Radio24, Italy

Interview by Alessandra Tedesco on the Radio24 radio station in Italy. Listen to the interview >>>

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Review of Hydromania in La Nazione, Italy

“Gavron is a truly original writer, among the most innovative voices in the Middle eastern literary scene”. Review of Hydromania in the Italian daily, La Nazione.

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Hydromania selected for “20 Summer Reads” by WUZ Italy

WUZ, the biggest Italian Books website, has selected Hydromania as one of its “20 Great Reads for the Summer”. Read full list >>>

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Review of Hydromania in Mosaico Magazine, Italy

“This is a beautiful discovery of a new book by Assaf Gavron. A great find. It is hard to find in contemporary Israeli literature a work which fits in the dystopian genre, with such a quality of writing and a … Get to know more »

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Event at the Hebrew Literature Festival in Rome

I will be appearing on Tuesday, July 23rd, 21:30 in conversation with Gigi Riva. The event is part of the International Festival of Hebrew Literature and Culture in Rome, and coincides with the publication of Hydromania in Italian. Full schedule … Get to know more »

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Hydromania is Book of the Day on RAI3 radio “Farenheit” show

    Hydromania was Book of the Day on the literary radio show “Farenheit”, on Italian RAI3 radio station. We went over and made an interview. Listen online or download podcast (Italian) >>>

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Review Of Hydromania in La Stampa

  Another great review of the Italian edition of Hydromania in La Stampa. Written by Elena Loewenthal. Read full review (Italian) >>>

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Review of Hydromania is Il sole24ore, Italy

    An apparently positive review of Hydromania’s Italian edition, by Michele De Mieri, in Italian daily’s Il sole24ore’s Sunday Culture supplement. Read the review (Italian) >>>

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Article about Israeli writers in La Repubblica

    An article in La Repubblica, Italy, by Marco mathieu, about the current generation of Israeli writers and about the Israel writers football team, which lost to Italy in the final of the Haifa International Tournament in June, 4:1. … Get to know more »

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Interview in Italian weekend magazine Il Venerdi

  Interview about Hydromania and life, by Lara Crino in Italian weekend magazine, Il Venerdi. Read article (Italian) >>>

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Hydromania published in Italy

Hydromania is published this week in Italy, as Idromania, in La Giuntina publishers. Publisher’s page >>> Buy online >>> Cover design: Ada Rothenberg.  

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Rights for The Hilltop sold in The Netherlands and Italy

The Hilltop will be published in The Netherlands by Nieuw Amsterdam and in Italy by La Giuntina. This adds to sales to Random House / luchterhand in Germany (to be published September 2013, and Books in the Attic in Israel … Get to know more »

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Interview about West Bank “apartheid buses” in la Republica, Italy

Interview about the new buses for Palestinian workers in the West Bank. Written by Alessandra Baduel. Read Article >>>

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Interview about The Hilltop in Corriere della Sera, Italy

Photo: Jonathan Bloom Full article (Italian) >>> The Article was also reprinted in the blog La Biblioteca d’Israele by Giusi Meister >>>            

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CrocAttack wins Italian prize

The Italian version of CrocAttack (La mia storia, la tua storia) was one of the winners of Italian Adei Wizo Prize 2010. The winners were announced tonight in a ceremony in Milan.

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Comment in Il Nuovo Riformista – Italy

Interview about Jewish Organizations and their relations with Israel in Italian newspaper Il Nuovo Riformista, Italy. Written by by Anna Momigliano. Click to enlarge.

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Interview in Paigne Ebraiche – Italy

Interview by Anna Momigliano for the Italian Jewish magazine Paigne Ebraiche. (To read, click the image and then click it again.)

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Review of CrocAttack in La Stampa

Review of the Italian edition of CrocAttack in Italian newspaper La Stamps, by Mario Baudino. Read full review (Italian) >>>

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Video interview for Italian website

Video interview on the Mondadori publisher website. Link to video in publisher’s site >>>

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Interview in La Gazzetta dello Sport – Italy

Interview on the Italian edition of CrocAttack for pink sports newspaper, La Gazzetta dello Sport, by Mario Salvini:

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Review of CrocAttack in La repubblica – Italy

Review of the Italian edition of CrocAttack in La Repubblica, by Susanna Nirenstein. Read full article >>>

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CrocAttack out in Italy

CrocAttack is published in Italy by Mondadori, as “La mia storia, la tua storia”. Amazon.it >>> Book page on the publisher’s website: >>>

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Cover of CrocAttack in Italy

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Interview in La Repubblica – Italy

Interview on the Italian edition of CrocAttack in the La Repubblica newspaper, by Benedetta marietty:

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