Humanitarian efforts are creating an even greater migrant crisis
A famous epigrammatic nugget of wisdom appears in The Leopard, Lampedusa’s great novel about a noble Sicilian family’s fortunes: ‘If…
Sicily Under the watchful eye of Mount Etna the storied past of the island lies parched and yellowish, but…
More than 50,000 boat people have arrived already this year, with many more expected
Encounters with those who have risked their lives to cross the Mediterranean
‘Every poet describes himself, as well as his own life, in his writings,’ observed Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa in one of his lectures on English literature, which he delivered twice a week to an audience of young people in his palazzo in Palermo.