Alan Friedman is a journalist, bestselling author, television personality, producer and documentary-maker who has spent the past thirty years as a correspondent and commentator with the Financial Times in London, the International Herald Tribune/International New York Times, the Wall Street Journal Europe and Italian television. Friedman is also a former contributing editor at Vanity Fair and the New Yorker. He is currently an opinion columnist for Italy's Corriere della Sera newspaper. He lives in Tuscany.
"An entertaining and insightful portrait of the billionaire playboy politician who dominated Italian politics for two decades. Alan Friedman has once again written a timely and controversial book." - Lionel Barber