Editrice il Sirente is an Italianbook publisher with specialisms in Arabic fiction and comics, investigation, actuality and international law. .
The company was founded in 1998. The catalog, including works of nonfiction on topics mainly attributable to politics and international law, works of fiction and fantastic intertwined with the theme of marginality as detailed in the manifesto Pensieri dal carcere (Quelques messages personnels) by Pierre Clémenti. In his long catalog provides many Canadian authors such as Hubert Aquin, François Barcelo, Norman Nawrocki, Gaëtan Brulotte and ItalianGiovanni Conso, Piero Fassino, Flavia Lattanzi, Umberto Leanza, Antonio Marchesi, Danilo Zolo, and Paolo Benvenuti. Among others, more recently, some Arab writers like Khaled Al Khamissi, Nawal al-Sa‘dawi and Magdy El Shafee of the series Altriarabi, and others like Steve LeVine in the series Inchieste.
Series open, graphically represented as a cyclical book: the front cover is the first page of the novel to give the reader a chance to plunge immediately into the story, until graphic image placed on the back cover, giving the reader a chance to continue reading, again from the beginning. The first issue comes out on November 3, 2007.
Ten works closed series devoted to post-colonial literature, where are explored forms of interpersonal relationship born of unconventional approaches to sexual identity, ethnicity, cultural and religious diversity, thus offering new ways of conception of social and human relations.