Languages for the Strega

BooksinItaly, in collaboration with the Direzione Generale Sistema Paese of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the Premio Strega, has gathered the opening words of the 12 finalists of Premio Strega 2014, in 300 original translations into 23 different languages, in a single digital publication. Premio Strega is the most prestigious Italian literary award.

Le lingue per lo Strega includes an index by author and by language.

How do you say Il desiderio di essere come tutti in Armenian? And in Russian? How can you translate Elisa Ruotolo’s quiet tone in Chinese? 
And how can you tell, in Spanish or English, the story of Ivo Brandani – 
the main character of Francesco Pecoraro’s La vita in tempo di pace?

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