Meeting with Michael Cunningham

Palazzo Grassi
H 5:00 PM


The cycle Stories of Art continues with a meeting with Michael Cunningham.
Michael Cunningham grew up in Los Angeles and lives in New York. For Bompiani he published:The hours (1999), translated into twenty-seven languages and awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the PEN / Faulkner Award and the Award Grinzane Cavour 2000 for the Section Foreign Fiction, Flesh and Blood (2000), for which he received the Whiting Writer's Award, A Home at the End of the World (2001), Mr. Brother (2002), Land's End: A Walk through Provincetown (2003) andSpecimen Days (2007).
The hours was later made into an Oscar-winning 2002 movie of the same name starring Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep and Julianne Moore, while fromA Home at the End of the World was made a film version directed by Michael Meyers. Bompiani has just published his latest novel, By Nightfall, simultaneously in America and Italy.

Thursday October 28th 2010 at Palazzo Grassi, at 5pm