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Readings at prominent venues by the translators Ann Goldstein and Jenny McPhee. Goldstein, who has been frequently interviewed in high profile publications about her translations of Elena Ferrante, and McPhee will speak and promote Anna Maria Ortese's work. Planned publication of an excerpt or a complete story from Neapolitan Chronicles in The New Yorker and other leading magazines.

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Anna Maria Ortese (1914-1998) is one of the most celebrated and original Italian writers of the 20th century. Neapolitan Chronicles brought her widespread acclaim in her native country when it was first published in 1953 and won the prestigious Premio Viareggio. Ann Goldstein has translated The Neapolitan Novels and other works by Elena Ferrante, as well as writings by Primo Levi, Giacomo Leopardi and Pier Paolo Pasolini. She is the former head of the copy department at The New Yorker. Jenny McPhee has translated works by Giacomo Leopardi, Primo Levi, Natalia Ginzburg, Paolo Maurensig and Pope John Paul II.

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"As for Naples, today I feel drawn above all by Anna Maria Ortese ... If I managed again to write about this city, I would try to craft a text that explores the direction indicated there." -Elena Ferrante in Frantumaglia: A Writer's Journey "Anna Maria Ortese was the last great writer of the generation that produced Italo Calvino and Primo Levi. Today, few critics would disagree with the poet Andrea Zanzotto, who rates her as 'one of the most important Italian women writers of this century.'" -The Independent "Gives an essential glimpse into the origins of Ferrante's work ... A mesmerizing companion to Ferrante's Neapolitan project as well as a daring work of both social criticism and narrative inventiveness that stands, toweringly, on its own." -Seraillon "An astonishing descent into the underworld ... A modern artist has rarely rendered so intensely the spectrality of all things." -La Repubblica

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