The books of the sea

«We do not associate the idea of antiquity with the ocean, nor wonder how it looked a thousand years ago, as we do of the land, for it was equally wild and unfathomable always. The Indians have left no traces on its s... Read more

Jack Kerouac

Kerouac is the most famous native son of Lowell, Massachusetts. During the period in New York City, Kerouac became friends with the poet Allen Ginsberg and the novelist William Burroughs, as well as Herbert Huncke and... Read more

Franz Kafka

Novelist and short story writer, widely regarded as one of the major figures of 20th-century literature. His work, which fuses elements of realism and the fantastic, typically features isolated protagonists faced by b... Read more

Gianni Rodari

Born on 23 October 1920, Giovanni Rodari, was an Italian writer and poet specializing in children's literature. Translated into many languages, he was the only Italian to win the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Pr... Read more