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October 16, 2015
When Individual Responsibility Is Exiled

drawing2015 marks the seventieth anniversary of the Italian writer Carlo Levi’s classic book Christ Stopped at Eboli. The weekend edition of The Wall Street Journal has begun running a regular column devoted to classic works of art, music, architecture and literature. I was delighted to be given the opportunity to write for the Journal about Levi’s masterpiece. You can find my column here.

September 23, 2015
On The Beach

AgostinoNYRB Classics has published a new translation of Alberto Moravia’s brilliant novella Agostino. I reviewed the book for the Times Literary Supplement here.

April 17, 2015
Fascismo: Making, Thinking, And Imagining History

Lo scrittore invisibileI was invited to deliver a paper on Curzio Malaparte at an international conference on Italian Fascism held at the University of Rochester. Notable participants included Christopher Duggan of the University of Reading and Millicent Marcus of Yale University. To learn more about the conference, please click here.

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