Roberto Saviano

Italian journalist, writer and essayist

Roberto Saviano (Italian: [roˈbɛrto saˈvjaːno]; Naples, September 22, 1979) is an Italian journalist, writer and essayist. In his writings, including articles and his book Gomorrah (his debut novel that brought him fame), he uses literature and investigative reporting to tell of the economic reality of the territory and business of the Camorra crime syndicate and of organized crime more generally. After the first death threats of 2006 made by the Casalese clan, a cartel of the Camorra, which he denounced in his exposé and in the piazza of Casal di Principe during a demonstration in defense of legality, Roberto Saviano was put under a strict security protocol. Since October 13, 2006, he has lived under police protection.He has collaborated with numerous important Italian and international newspapers. Currently he writes for the Italian publications l'Espresso, la Repubblica and The Post Internazionale. Internationally, he collaborates in the United States with The Washington Post, The New York Times, and Time; in Spain with El Pais; in Germany with Die Zeit and Der Spiegel; in Sweden with Expressen; and in the United Kingdom with The Times and The Guardian.His courageous positions have drawn praise from many important writers and other cultural figures, such as Umberto Eco.In 2015 he launched his own editorial project, RSO - Roberto Saviano Online.
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works

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Gomorrah

non-fiction investigative book by Roberto Saviano published in 2006

author: Roberto Saviano

2006

Il contrario della morte

short story by Roberto Saviano

author: Roberto Saviano

2007

The beauty and hell

The beauty and hell. Writings 2004-2009 is the third book by Roberto Saviano (2009).

author: Roberto Saviano

2009

Zero Zero Zero

Novel - investigation by Roberto Saviano (2013).

author: Roberto Saviano

2013

La paranza dei bambini

2016 novel written by Roberto Saviano

author: Roberto Saviano

2016

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