Three books, three different styles and views
Opening on March 10, the series will debut a poetry collection by Gian Mario Villalta, “Dove sono gli anni” (Where are the years), published by Garzanti. Villalta is a renowned Friulian intellectual and writer, and he's also the artistic director of the literary festival “Pordenone legge” (Pordenone reads), which is scheduled next September. A teacher and cultural educator, Villalta has already devoted many works to poetry and its critique: in this book, he investigates the depths of life as a man's journey into this world.
The last event of the month, on March 31, will feature journalist Oscar D’Agostino for a homage to Paolo Maurensig (Gorizia, 26 marzo 1943 – Udine, 29 maggio 2021), a celebrated Friulian author and intellectual. D'Agostino, who's the editor of the cultural column for the daily Messaggero Veneto and the artistic director of the literary festival Lignano Noir, will go through Maurensig's last work, the novel “Il quartetto Razumovsky” (Razumovsky's Quartet), published by Einaudi shortly after his untimely death.
All meetings will start at 6pm. Entry is free and subject to availability, so you'd better reserve a seat by writing an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The events are organized with the support of Vigne Museum Cultural Association, Manzano's Municipality and Banca Intesa SanPaolo.
Cover Photo: a view from the Abbey of Rosazzo of the surrounding hills and their vineyards (photo by Raffaella Turati)