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From here, you can link to writings by American, Canadian, and English writers, aligned with the corresponding Italian translation, as well as to writings by Italian writers aligned with the corresponding English translation. The publication of the source texts has been authorized by the publishers/owners for educational purposes. Commercial use remains forbidden. I'll be adding new texts as I find the time; so drop in again soon.


Mark Twain (1906)
Letters from the Earth
Doubtless the most hilarious and stinging work of "America's Greatest Humorist."

Gore Vidal (1981)
Gore Vidal takes us on a panoramic tour of the 5th century B.C., and embellishes it with his own ironic humor, brilliant insights, and piercing observations.

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a classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say (Italo Calvino)


W. O. Mitchell (1947)
Who Has Seen the Wind
A timeless tale of a young boy's growing up in southern Saskatchewan during the years of drought and depression.

Alice Munro (1959)
Boys and Girls
My father was a fox farmer. That is, he raised silver foxes,...

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Malcolm Lowry (1947)
Under the Volcano
The story of one man's agonized journey towards Calvary, which became a prophetic book for a whole generation.

William Shakespeare (1590)
The Comedy of Errors
Aegeon, a merchant of Syracuse, is arrested in Ephesus because of enmity between Ephesus and Syracuse. Aegeon tells Solinus...

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I read one book one day and my whole life was changed (Ohran Pamuk)


Oriana Fallaci (2008)
A Hat Full of Cherries
A family saga that has the breadth of a great nineteenth-century novel that moves, captivates, and makes one smile.

Ennio Flaiano (1947)
A Time to Kill
Against the backdrop of Italy's Ethiopian war (1935-1936), the inner drama of a lieutenant guilty of murdering a native girl.

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