Sciascia, Orwell and the power of fables

The author of "Animal Farm" died in 1950. In the same year, the Sicilian writer, who had mourned his disappearance in the newspapers, took over from him in using a similar kind of fiction to denounce not only dictatorships’ crimes but also to warn us that our frailties could cost us our freedoms once...

Wall Street’s
Charging Bull from Sicily

The charging bull a symbol of American economic power and is considered a true good luck charm by the most superstitious. However, few know that its realization is due to the brave Arturo Di Modica, who placed it in front of the Exchange without authorization, but the city decided to keep it Any tourist...

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