“Ben tu puzzi di pazzo, ch’è un pezzo, Disse Pluton, bestiaccia, per bisticcio” (Canto VI, Stanza 101, Malmantile, Lorenzo Lippi) Ambientato tra Londra e Venezia è il racconto di un lento disamore. A metà anni ’90 due amiche partono all’avventura alla ricerca di una nuova vita ma le loro strade prenderanno due direzioni diverse. Un omaggio al tema del doppio, alle ambivalenze, alle occasioni aleatorie.   Continua a leggere Bisticci


Today a cascade of nytimes tweets. Do writers retire? I think it’s a question of style and rhythm. I like your atlas! If some parts are boring I just skip them without feeling guilty, reading should be a pleasurable experience. I’m listening to Mr Ambulance Driver. Mouse teabags? I thought you were focussing on totem animals. And your bet? I’ll keep my fingers crossed. Not too bad then, have a nice weekend. Typical friday, lots of things to do but happy! Fruit cake? The worst cake in the world. You are not alone by Mads Langer is better than the … Continua a leggere Dialogues


Poem of the week: The Snow Storm. I used to lie in bed and shiver and shiver, wondering why I’d never dream of wanting to see daffodils and snowflakes. The crisis in a nutshell: winners and losers. I’m interested in how sound can define space. Every time I write a book I put my feet in different shoes. Everyone has a photographic memory. Some people just don’t have film. Continua a leggere Quotes


Plant vs Fungi: what’s the ultimate Halloween species? Fiery Lesotho red hot poker or the foul smelling Devil’s fingers? I wouldn’t eat them but they look nice. Trick or Treat! Take your pranayama to the street! How to explain it to my parents. Life of Keith Richards is out now…On the site today: a pissed off Buddhist, notes for the caddieshack, and lists… Continua a leggere Species