22. ilb 07. - 17.09.2022

Ilaria Gaspari

Portrait Ilaria Gaspari
© Hartwig Klappert

born in Milan, Italy, studied philosophy at the elite university Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa. She currently lives in Paris and is working on her doctoral thesis. She published her first novel »Etica dell’acquario« (tr. Ethics of the aquarium), in which the egocentric and unhappy heroine Gaia returns to Pisa where she studied years ago, and finds herself embroiled in a maze of lies surrounding the suicide of a former classmate.