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Tim Parks

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Born in Manchester, TIM PARKS grew up in London and studied at Cambridge and Harvard. In 1981 he moved to Italy where he has lived ever since. He is the author of novels, non-fiction and essays, including Europa, Cleaver, A Season with Verona and Teach Us to Sit Still. He has won the Somerset Maugham, Betty Trask and Llewellyn Rhys awards, and bee shortlisted for the Booker Prize. He lectures on literary translation in Milan, writes for publications such as the New Yorker and the New York Review of Books, and his many translations from the Italian include works by Moravia... Read More

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The Garden of the Finzi-Continis

Written by Giorgio Bassani
Translated by William Weaver
Introduction by Tim Parks


Format: Hardcover, 280 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: July 19, 2005
Price: $23.00

Giorgio Bassani’s acclaimed novel of unrequited love and the plight of the Italian Jews on the brink of World War II has become a classic of modern Italian literature.

Made into an Academy Award–winning film in 1970, The Garden of the Finzi-Continis is a richly evocative and nostalgic depiction of prewar Italy... Read more >

Numbers in the Dark
And Other Stories
Written by Italo Calvino
Translated by Tim Parks


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 4, 2009
Price: $11.99

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