Marco Missiroli

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The-Sense-of-an-Elephant-e1444830461264Marco Missiroli was born in Rimini, Italy. He is the author of the prize-winning novels Senza Coda, Il Buio Addosso andBianco.

His latest novel, The Sense of an Elephant, was awarded the prestigious Campiello Prize in 2012. Book Trust described the book as ‘Serving as an examination of the great significance of what is so often dismissed as the banality of daily life, The Sense of an Elephant affirms a deeper meaning in all our shared experiences, those which enduringly bind us together in life and death’.

Missiroli also writes for the culture pages of Corriere della Sera, and for Vanity Fair.