Andrea di Robilant

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Andrea di Robilant (born Rome, Italy) is an Italian journalist and writer.[1]

In 2003 he wrote his first book A Venetian Affair, (2003) a biography of his ancestor in 18th century Venice based on their correspondence; and a sequel entitled Lucia: A Venetian Life in the Age of Napoleon (2008). In 2011 he published Irresistible North: From Venice to Greenland on the Trail of the Zen Brothers, in which he analyses the claim that two Venetian merchants, the Zeno brothers, sailed over the north Atlantic in a pre-Columbian expedition to North America.

His new book, Autumn in Venice: Ernest Hemingway and His Last Muse was published in 2018.[2]

Di Robilant was born in Rome, Italy and educated at Columbia University, where he earned his BA in History and his MA in International Relations. He now lives in Rome, working as a correspondent for the newspaper La Stampa and teaching at John Cabot University and the American University of Rome.


  1. ^ di Robilant, Andrea. "Andrea di Robilant". Andrea di Robilant. Retrieved 20 February 2012.
  2. ^ Autumn in Venice: Ernest Hemingway and His Last Muse.