Another multi-year event of the tourist season of San Vito Lo Capo is the literary review "Books, authors and bougainvillea", which will begin on 8 July and will end on 3 September after a cycle of thirteen events, in which San Vito Lo Capo will be as always the suggestive showcase for authors and publishers.
The event this year celebrates its twenty-second edition and, as always, will be curated by the writer and journalist Giacomo Pilati.
The authors of the best sellers of recent times will alternate on the stage set up in the garden of Palazzo La Porta.
New entry in the Olympus of the latest protagonists of Italian fiction and non-fiction is Stefania Auci who on the first day of the event will present her second novel on the Favignanese Florio dynasty "Winter of the Lions".
Her first novel "The Lions of Sicily" was so successful that it was sold and translated all over the world and her rights were bought by Rai, which will make a fiction about the Florio saga.
On 10 July it will be the turn of the sports journalist Marino Bartoletti who will present his book entitled "The dinner of the gods", while on 13 July at 7.00 pm Gaetano Savatteri will chat with readers for an aperitif to present his book " Four investigations in Makari ”which inspired the success of the very successful“ Makari ”series, record audience.
Another writer who with his books has inspired successful fiction in Rai is Enrico Iannello who on 3 August will present his book "Alfredino laggiù" inspired by the tragic news story of forty years ago of the little Alfredino di Vermicino who fell into a well and died after a few days.
The other appointments of the review are with Nadia Terranova (9 August “Il Segreto”); Farhad Bitani (20 August “The white sheet”); Giovanni Impastato (August 25 “My brother”); Mario Calabresi (3 September “What they don´t tell you”).
As far as non-fiction is concerned, Francesco Vecchi is on the calendar (15 July “Gli scrocconi”); Riccardo Iacona (1 August “No more heroes in the ward”); Paolo Crepet (5 August “Beyond the Tempest”); Sara Favarò (11 August “The land of the gods”); Safiria Leccese (30 August “The wealth of good”).
The literary review is organized by the municipality of San Vito Lo Capo and the Proloco and will be held in compliance with the anti-covid provisions.