Italian literary prizewinners for 2016

We have written in the past of the five major Italian literary prizes and, since we started our blog, we have highlighted the prizewinners each year.

Here are the winners for 2016:

The Strega prize: awarded this year to Edoardo Albinati for his novel La scuola cattolica (C211.c.1831)

The Bagutta prize: awarded this year to Paolo Di Stefano for Ogni altra vita : storia di italiani non illustri (C211.c.4073) and to Paolo Maurensig for his novel Teoria delle ombre (C210.c.5964)

The Bancarella prize: awarded this year to Margherita Oggero for her novel La ragazza di fronte (C210.c.3589)

The Campiello prize: awarded this year to Simona Vinci for her novel La prima verità (C211.c.3390)

The Viareggio-Repaci prize:

“Narrativa” awarded this year to Franco Cordelli for his novel Una sostanza sottile (C211.c.1299)

“Poesia” awarded this year to Sonia Gentili for her volume Viaggio mentre morivo (C204.d.9572)

“Saggistica” awarded this year to Bruno Pischedda for L’idioma molesto : Cecchi e la letteratura novecentesca a sfondo razziale (741:77.c.201.13)

Bettina Rex

 

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