Giuseppe Conte

Born in Imperia in 1945, Giuseppe Conte, a writer, poet and essayist, has been poetry editor for Guanda and has written for various national newspapers and magazines. Among his novels are Il terzo ufficiale (translated in France and winner of the Premio Hemingway), La casa delle onde (finalist for the 2005 Premio Strega and translated in France), L’adultera (translated in France and winner of the 2009 Premio Manzoni for the year’s best historical novel), Il male veniva dal mare (2013), and Sex and Apocalypse (2017, Giunti). Conte is also a translator of Blake, Shelley, Whitman and D.H. Lawrence.


Last novels by Giuseppe Conte:

The heartless ones, Giunti, 2019
Sex and apocalypse in Istanbul, Giunti, 2018