Stephen Amidon is the author of a collection of short stories and six novels, the most recent of which, Security, was released by FSG in 2009. His fiction has been published in fifteen countries. The novel Human Capital was chosen by Jonathan Yardley of The Washington Post as one of the five best works of fiction of 2004. A film adaptation of the novel, Human Capital (Il capitale umano) directed by Paolo Virzi, won best film at the 2014 David di Donatello, Nastro d'Argento, and Globi D'Oro Awards, The film premiered in America at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival and it is Italy's entry for best foreign language film at the 2015 Academy Awards. Amidon has written two non-fiction books. The Sublime Engine with his brother Tom, a cardiologist, and Something Like the Gods which is dedicated to his son, Alexander, a first-team, all-ACC wide receiver for the Boston College football team. In February 2015, Teatro Stabile di Torino will premier 6BIANCA, a serial drama, written by Stephen Amidon and directed by Serena Sinigalia.