A Conversation About the Novel "Un paese di carta" at the Library of Congress

The Library of Congress European Division & Italian Language Table in partnership with the Embassy of Italy & the Italian Cultural Institute in Washington present a conversation about the novel Un paese di carta between author Laura Benedetti and Washington Post reporter Emily Langer.


Laura Benedetti teaches Italian literature in the Department of Italian at Georgetown University. Un paese di carta is Dr. Benedetti’s first novel, published in Italy in 2015. Three generations of Italian American women explore their identities as they follow their ambitions and lives between the U.S. and Italy.

Emily Langer writes for The Washington Post. She graduated from the Department of Italian at Georgetown University and was a Fulbright fellow in Trieste, Italy, from 2010 to 2011.

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Date: Thursday, September 01, 2016

Time: From 3:30 pm To 5:30 pm

Organized by : Library of Congress

In collaboration with : Istituto, Embassy of Italy

Entrance : Free