Nicola Lagioia

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Nicola Lagioia
Born (1973-04-18) April 18, 1973 (age 47)
Bari, Italy
OccupationWriter

Nicola Lagioia (born 1973) is an Italian writer.

Born in Bari, Lagioia debuted as a novelist in 2001 with Tre sistemi per sbarazzarsi di Tolstoj (senza risparmiare se stessi).[1] With his novel Riportando tutto a casa he won several awards, including the 2010 Viareggio Prize.[1] In 2013 and in 2014 he was among the film selectors of the Venice International Film Festival.[2] In 2015 he won the Strega Prize with the novel La ferocia (a.k.a. "The ferocity").[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Nicola Lagioia ha vinto il premio Strega". Internazionale. 3 July 2015. Retrieved 3 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Festival di Venezia, soppresso l'Osella". Cinematografo. 4 February 2013. Retrieved 3 July 2015.
  3. ^ Edoardo Sassi (2 July 2015). "Il Premio Strega a Nicola Lagioia Battuti Covacich e la Ferrante". Corriere della Sera. Retrieved 3 July 2015.