Latronico, Vincenzo

Persona

Vincenzo Latronico al Festivaletteratura 2011 - ©Festivaletteratura

Romanziere e traduttore (Roma, 1984), ha pubblicato tre romanzi con Bompiani; un libro di viaggi insieme ad Armin Linke con Quodlibet Humboldt; e un breve saggio su alcuni ritratti di Luc Tuymans per Juxta Press. Ha tradotto opere di P. G. Wodehouse, Hanif Kureishi (con Ivan Cotroneo), Markus Miessen, Maxence Fermine, Seth Price, Daniel Spoerri, A. R. Ammons, Max Beerbohm e Rudolf Carnap (con Renato Pettoello). Ha collaborato con varie testate fra cui Internazionale, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung e frieze.

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Vincenzo Latronico was born in 1984 in Rome and currently lives in Milan, where he studied Philosophy and Humanities at the University Statale. He translated works by P. G. Wodehouse, Hanif Kureishi (with Ivan Cotroneo), Markus Miessen, Maxence Fermine, Seth Price, Daniel Spoerri, A. R. Ammons, Max Beerbohm and Rudolf Carnap (with Renato Pettoello). His first novel "Ginnastica e rivoluzione", published by Bompiani in 2008, was published in Greece in 2011. The second novel "La cospirazione delle colombe" was published in May 2011. In 2009 the play "Linee guida sulla ferocia" was published by Bompiani. He has edited a collection of 32.768 love stories (with the help of Raymond Queneau) which exist, in different forms, in Italian, English and German. For a year he presented a programme on Radio Onda d'Urto, "Mai più soli". He was in charge of the literary department of Artissima's 2010 Edition and he edited a semi-permanent seminar of autofiction for Kaleidoscope. He writes about art for "Domus", "Kaleidoscope", "Flash Art" and "Frieze".

Bibliografia

Ginnastica e rivoluzione, Bompiani, 2008

Working for paradise, con Rosella Postorino e Chiara Valerio, Bompiani, 2009

La cospirazione delle colombe, Bompiani, 2011 (2012)

La mentalità dell'alveare, Bompiani, 2013