12 Articles by: Anne Colamosca

Anne Colamosca is an independent writer and book critic.

The Many Lives of Ignazio Silone

Inspired by the hardships faced by peasants in his native Abruzzo, Ignazio Silone’s Fontamara was one of the great anti-fascist novels of the twentieth century. But his own political journey was deeply conflicted, as he left behind his Bolshevik past to become a strident anti-communist.