Me and You

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Product Details
Price
$14.00  $13.02
Publisher
Black Cat
Publish Date
Pages
153
Dimensions
5.1 X 0.54 X 7.32 inches | 0.41 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780802170903
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About the Author
Niccolò Ammaniti was born in Rome in 1966. He has written two collections of short stories and six novels, four of which have been translated into English. His second novel, I'll Steal You Away, was long listed for The Independent Foreign Fiction Prize. He was the youngest ever winner of the Italian Viareggio Literary Prize for Fiction for his bestselling novel I'm Not Scared, which has been translated into thirty-five languages. As God Commands received the prestigious Premio Strega Prize in 2007, and his novel Me and You was made into a feature film by Bernardo Bertolucci.
Reviews
--"Me and You" sold over 500,000 copies in Italy
-- A #1 bestseller in Italy

"Exuberant and audacious." - "Observer"

"The new Italian word for talent is Ammaniti." - "The Times"

"A fearsomely gifted writer." - "Independent"

"A master storyteller." - "Guardian"

"Europe's hottest novelist." --"Kirkus Reviews"

--A #1 bestseller in Italy

"Immensely engaging . . . Both tender and emotionally arresting, Ammaniti's novel is unforgettable." --"Publishers Weekly" (starred review)

"[Niccolo Ammaniti] elegizes adolescence fiercely and sympathetically. His 14-year-old hero, Lorenzo Cumi, is a great character, part Young Werther, part Kurt Cobain . . . ["Me and You"] is scary, lovely and at last a heartbreaker." --"Kirkus Review"

"[Ammaniti] writes with an unadorned style about moral predicaments of the young in small-town Italy . . . Lorenzo reminds an American reader of . . . other teenage misfits from Holden Caulfield to Colin in Alan Sillitoe's "Loneliness of a Long-Distance Runner"." -The Arts Fuse

Praise for Niccolo Ammaniti

"Exuberant and audacious." - "Observer" (UK)

"The new Italian word for talent is Ammaniti." - "The Times" (UK)

"A fearsomely gifted writer." - "Independent" (UK)

"A master storyteller." - "Guardian" (UK)

"Europe's hottest novelist." --"Kirkus Reviews"

A #1 bestseller in Italy

"Immensely engaging . . . Both tender and emotionally arresting, Ammaniti's novel is unforgettable." --"Publishers Weekly" (starred review)

"[Niccolo Ammaniti] elegizes adolescence fiercely and sympathetically. His 14-year-old hero, Lorenzo Cumi, is a great character, part Young Werther, part Kurt Cobain . . . ["Me and You"] is scary, lovely and at last a heartbreaker." --"Kirkus Review"

"[Ammaniti] writes with an unadorned style about moral predicaments of the young in small-town Italy . . . Lorenzo reminds an American reader of . . . other teenage misfits from Holden Caulfield to Colin in Alan Sillitoe's "Loneliness of a Long-Distance Runner"." --The Arts Fuse

"Italian author Niccolo Ammaniti does a lot in 160 pages, including surprise, humor, and frighten you--sometimes simultaneously." --Daily Candy

"Ammaniti's prose is nimble, perceptive and economical . . . There's a lot to love about this book--its reticent empathy, its delicate and pragmatic treatment of addiction, its remarkable use of restricted physical space." --Full Stop

""Me and You" takes a short time to read but offers a memorable experience in a mutual recognition of loneliness and grief." --Curled Up with a Good Book

Praise for Niccolo Ammaniti

"Exuberant and audacious." --"Observer" (UK)

"The new Italian word for talent is Ammaniti." --"The Times" (UK)

"A fearsomely gifted writer." --"Independent" (UK)

"A master storyteller." --"Guardian" (UK)

"Europe's hottest novelist." --"Kirkus Reviews"