The Dot Circle 2017
The DOT Circle 2017
The second edition of the literary award curated by The Fashionable Lampoon.
Five novels in competition starting from Thursday 20th of April. The winner will be announced on 4th of May.
The Books. Through The DOT Circle project, Lampoon pursues a very specific type of literature: we could call it Doc Fiction or New Journalism – when literature meets reality. Below are the titles of the 5 books in competition:
1 Storie dal mondo nuovo (Stories from the new world) by Daniele Rielli, Adelphi
2 Trentacinque secondi ancora (Thirty-five more seconds) by Lorenzo Iervolino, 66thand2nd
3 Se hai sofferto puoi capire (If you have suffered, you can understand) by Giovanni F. and Francesco Casolo, Chiarelettere
4 Vivere (Living) by Ugo Bertotti, Fandango
5 Io sono con te. Storia di Brigitte. (I’m with you. The Story of Brigitte) by Melania G. Mazzucco, Einaudi
The Jury. Each member of the jury panel is required to express his/her preference by 3rd of May 2017. Voting is open also to readers who can vote online once they have registered and provided identification information.
Maria Lusia Agnese
Gian Paolo Barbieri
Pier Giorgio Bellocchio
Francesco Bianconi, Baustelle
Diamara Parodi Delfino
Gian Paolo Serino
The award ceremony. It will take place on 4th of May 2017 in Milan during a seated gala dinner.
Tiffany & Co. Partner of the initiative is the jeweler house with the greatest literary legacy in history, dating back to that time when Truman Capote sent Holly Golightly for breakfast in front of the windows of the store on Fifth Avenue. Tiffany & Co. is now a world power in terms of image and aesthetics and has a history of supporting cultural initiatives and worthy causes that display modernity, dynamism and energy.
Tiffany & Co. Managing Director Italy and Spain
Editor in Chief The Fashionable Lampoon
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