Paolo Cognetti

Paolo Cognetti was born in Milan in 1978. His literary career began with short story collections published by minimum fax. He is the author of Il ragazzo selvatico (Terre di Mezzo, 2013), Le otto montagne (Einaudi, 2016) and Senza mai arrivare in cima (Einaudi, 2018). Le otto montagne has been translated in 40 countries, and won the 2017 Premio Strega, Premio Strega Giovani and Prix Médicis étranger.

Paolo Cognetti
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