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Bella Mia

Author: Donatella Di Pietrantonio

Moving and unsentimental story of inner reconstruction after a devastating loss Shortlisted for the prestigious Premio Strega in Italy in 2014, this is the story of a broken family coming to terms, in the aftermath of the earthquake in L’Aquila in 2009, with the loss of one of them - a twin sister, a daughter, a mother – while living in temporary...

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MY MOTHER IS A RIVER

Author: Donatella Di Pietrantonio

The sensitive and powerful story of the love between a mother and her daughter, a love “gone wrong from the start”. When Esperia exhibits the symptoms of a disease that robs her of her memory and the very sense of her existence, it is time for the daughter to take care of her and help her to rebuild her disintegrating identity. So the daily recounti...

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