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Italo Calvino

Italo CalvinoBorn: 15-Oct-1923
Birthplace: Santiago de la Vegas, Cuba
Died: 18-Sep-1985
Location of death: Siena, Italy
Cause of death: Cerebral Hemorrhage
Remains: Buried, Cemetery of Castiglione Della Pescaia, Tuscany, Italy

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author, Journalist

Nationality: Italy
Executive summary: Se una notte d'inverno un viaggatore

Born in Cuba but raised in San Remo, Italy. Author of many innovative and fantastical novels and stories, including Se una notte d'inverno un viaggatore (If on a Winter's Night a Traveller), Il Barone Rampante (The Baron in the Trees), and Le città invisibili (Invisible Cities).

    University: University of Turin

    World Fantasy Award 1982 Lifetime Achievement

Author of books:
Il sentiero dei nidi di ragno (1947, novel, trans. The Path to the Nest of Spiders)
Ultimo viene il corvo (1949, stories, Adam, One Afternoon)
Il visconte dimezzato (1952, novel, The Cloven Viscount)
Fiable italiane (1956, stories, Italian Folktales)
Il barone rampante (1957, novel, The Baron in the Trees)
Il cavaliere inesistente (1959, novel, The Nonexistent Knight)
Marcovaldo (1963, novel)
Le cosmicomiche (1965, stories, Cosmicomics)
Ti con zero (1967, novel, T zero)
Il castello dei destini incrociati (1969, novel, The Castle of Crossed Destinies)
Gli amori difficili (1970, stories, Difficult Loves)
Le cittá invisibli (1972, novel, Invisible cities)
Il castello dei destini incrociati (1973, novel, The Castle of Crossed Destinies)
Se una notte d'inverno un viaggiatore (1979, novel, If on a winter's night traveller)
Una pietra sopra: Discorsi di letteratura e societá (1980, essays, The Uses of Literature)
Palomar (1983, novel, Mr. Palomar)
Lezioni americane: Sei proposte per il prossimo millenio (1988, essays, posthumous, Six Memos for the Next Millenium)
Sotto il sole giaguaro (1988, stories, posth., Under The Jaguar Sun)
Perché leggere i classici (1991, essay, Why Read The Classics?)
Numbers in the Dark (1993, stories, American anthology)



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