Francesco Filippi, author of the 2019 Italian bestseller Mussolini Also Did a Lot of Good, The Spread of Historical Amnesia will be speaking in Montreal at a book launch/meet the author event on Saturday January 21 from 2 to 4 pm at the Paragraphe Bookstore, 2220, av. McGill College.
The event is organized with the support of the Istituto italiano di cultura of Montréal.
Here are some of the international reviews:
“an antidote to all the nonsense still circulating about fascism…. Filippi is almost surgical in the way he reestablishes the context.” La Repubblica Book of the Month
« Dans un tel climat, le scalpel de Francesco Filippi n’en est que plus nécessaire. » Le Monde
“Francesco Filippi’s book is very timely and relevant … a lesson on a past that simply doesn’t go away.” Corriere Della Sera
« agile e necessario, » La Stampa
“… extraordinarily pertinent.” Agata De Santis, Italocanadese
“We are indebted to Mr. Filippi for his skilled passion in establishing a proper analysis…” Truby Chiaviello, Primo Magazine, Washington DC
The launch and discussion will be conducted in Italian, French and English