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Issue #30: Vita Supernova 💫 - Back in attendance at the Turin International Book Fair

The Hypercritic Weekly Newsletter
Dear Hypercritics,
In the past few days, our editors attended the 33rd edition of the Turin International Book Fair.
New releases, hot topics of Italian and International publishing were under our radar. We are excited to have been part of the first book fair in attendance after a one-year and a half absence. ✒️
From Thursday, October 14, to the end of #SalTo21, our #Read section was fueled with book reviews and special features by our Hypercritics covering the event.
Here you have a selection of our best reading recommendations!📝

Vita Supernova 💫
This year’s Book Fair is a tribute to Dante Alighieri. But the Supreme Poet’s Vita Nova becomes Vita Supernova to celebrate the rebirth and the return to a physical dimension. It’s also an invitation to rethink the world after the pandemic.
#Experience Doré and the horror vacui in Dante's Divine Comedy
No horror vacui at #SalTo21: this edition had a rich program, with hundreds of publishing stands and thousands of books!
SalTo21 Special Feature
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie | I read to be less alone in the world
If you don't know what to pick, a classic book is always a good idea
#Read Jane Eyre | An inner journey towards emancipation
#Read Journey to the End of the Night | Wandering in an unsettled life
If you want to feel thoughtful
#Read Mrs Dalloway | Time, death and longevity
#Read Nessun Rimorso about Genoa G8 | Comics and collective memory
If you love modern coming-of-age books
#Read The Catcher in the Rye | Finding one's place in the world
#Read The Topeka School describes a polarized society
If you want to focus on global challenges
#Read The Road explores climate crisis and alienation
#Read Niviâna and Jetñil-Kijiner's Rise | A Call to Action
Nonfiction books
#Read The Burnout Society | Han against freedom
#Read Seven Brief Lessons on Physics | Beauty unfold
SalTo21 Special Feature
Do as you please, dear writer | Duties and freedom according to Javier Cercas
Short stories are not (only) meant for kids
#Read Invisible Cities | A love poem to the city
#Read Altri Libertini feels like a punch in the stomach
#Read Olive Kitteridge's beauty resides in the periphery of things
Contemporary writers not to lose sight of
SalTo21 Special Feature
Margaret Atwood | From the origins to a dystopian future
#Read The Adversary | A True Story of Monstrous Deception
#Read My Brilliant Friend has a unifying power
#Read Norwegian Wood | The charm in simplicity
We hope you had fun at #SalTo21, and you’ll always find books that make you want to read, fall in love with stories, characters, and worlds you discover between the pages!
To look at our full coverage, go to our InstagramTwitter, and Facebook accounts and look for your stellar hashtag #HyperInsideSalTo21
Have a good reading week! 📚
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