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book presentation > Gianrico Carofiglio presents "Three O'Clock in the Morning" (2021)



book presentation > Gianrico Carofiglio presents

21st Annual Week of Italian Language in the World

Gianrico Carofiglio presents the English edition of his novel Le tre del mattino (Einaudi 2017), during an online tour coordinated by the IIC Los Angeles on the occasion of the 21st Annual Week of Italian Language in the World.

Antonio is on the brink of adulthood, still figuring out who he is and who he wants to be. His father, once a brilliant mathematician, hasn’t figured much in his son’s life since his divorce from Antonio’s mother. But then a diagnosis of epilepsy and hope for a cure take father and son to Marseilles, a city that melds French old-world charm and modern-day bohemia.

The October 19 event is organized by the Italian Cultural Institute Los Angeles with Los Angeles Public Library in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Insitute San Francisco. Moderated by Wendy Horowitz, Los Angeles Public Librarian, Photo Collection.

Streaming live on our Facebook page, on the IIC Los Angeles Facebook page, and on the Los Angeles Public Library's YouTube channel and Facebook page.

Carofiglio will also present the book on October 21 at 1 pm CT in an online event organized by the Consulate Generel of Italy in Houston in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles and moderated by Alessandro Carrera (University of Texas at Houston); on October 23 at 11 am PT in an online meeting introduced by Antonella Dell'Anna (Instructor School of International Letters and Cultures, Arizona State University) and moderated by Olivia Grasso, a student of Italian who is carrying out a research (Honors project) on author, also organized in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles.



Gianrico Carofiglio was born in Bari and has worked for many years as a prosecutor specializing in organized crime. He was appointed advisor of the anti-Mafia committee in the Italian Parliament in 2007 and served as a senator from 2008 to 2013. He is the author of the novels featuring the character of the defense lawyer Guido Guerrieri: Testimone inconsapevole (Involuntary Witness, 2002), Ad occhi chiusi (A Walk in the Dark, 2003, Best International Noir of the year 2007 in Germany), Ragionevoli dubbi (Reasonable Doubts, 2006), Le perfezioni provvisorie (Temporary Perfections, 2010, Premio Selezione Campiello), La regola dell’equilibrio (A Fine Line, 2014), La misura del tempo (The Measure of Time, 2019, Premio Strega 2020 finalist). Officer of the Carabinieri Pietro Fenoglio is the protagonist of another series of novels: Una mutevole verità (A Shifting Truth, 2014, Premio Scerbanenco), L’estate fredda (The Cold Summer, 2016), La versione di Fenoglio (Fenoglio’s Version, 2019).
Gianrico Carofiglio’s multi-award winner and best-selling books are translated into 27 languages worldwide.

settimana lingua orizzontaleThe 21st Annual Week of Italian Language in the World is organized
Under the High Patronage of the President of the Italian Republic


Data: Mar 19 Ott 2021

Orario: Dalle 13:00 alle 14:00

Organizzato da : IIC Los Angeles with Los Angels Public Library

In collaborazione con : IIC San Francisco

Ingresso : Libero