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Alessandro Piperno

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Alessandro Piperno is a Professor of French literature at Rome’s Tor Vergata University. In 2000 he published his non-fiction book, Proust Anti-Jew, dividing his readers into staunch supporters or  fierce detractors. His debut novel, The Worst Intentions, was an instant bestseller and won the Campiello Prize for first novels.

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Jonathan Safran Foer discussing his novel Here I Am with Hephzibah Anderson at an out-of-festival event.