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Paola Capriolo

Biography

Paola Capriolo was born in Milan in 1962. Her father was a theatre critic and translator and her mother an artist. She read philosophy at the University of Milan, specialising in the German tradition. Her first work was a book of short stories but she has gone on to write novels, essays and stories. She has also translated books from German into Italian.

Links

Paola Capriolo
Interview
Interview (introduction in English; interview in Italian)
Paola Capriolo (in Italian)

Bibliography

1988 La grande Eulalia
1989 Il nocchiero (The Helmsman)
1991 Il doppio regno (The Dual Realm)
1991 La ragazza dalla stella d’oro
1992 Vissi d’amore (Floria Tosca)
1995 La spettatrice (The Woman Watching)
1996 L’assoluto artificiale. Nichilismo e mondo dell’espressione nell’opera saggistica di Gottfried Benn
1996 Un uomo di carattere (A Man of Character)
1997 Con i miei mille occhi
1998 Barbara
1999 Il sogno dell’agnello
2001 Una di loro [One of Them]
2003 Qualcosa nella notte. Storia di Gilgamesh, signore di Uruk, e dell’uomo selvatico cresciuto tra le gazzelle
2005 Una luce nerissima
2006 Rilke. Biografia di uno sguardo, Ananke,
2006 L’ amico invisibile
2007 Maria Callas
2008 Ancilla, Perrone,
2009 Il pianista muto
2009 Indira Gandhi
2009 La macchina dei sogni
2010 NO!
2011 Io come te
2012 Caino
2013 L’ordine delle cose
2015 Mi ricordo