Palazzo Grassi: Language and Art – Saying the Unsayable

good cunniOn Thursday October 28th 2010 at Palazzo Grassi at 5pm
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) and Specimen 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 from A 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.

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