Book Presentation: Three O'clock in the Morning, with Author Gianrico Carofiglio

This event last occurred Oct. 23, 2021

Join the celebrated Italian author Gianrico Carofiglio as he presents his most recent book "Le tre del mattino" (Three O'clock in the Morning, 2021). A moving masterwork from one of Italy’s most beloved contemporary writers, Three O’Clock in the Morning is a spellbinding journey readers won’t soon forget. 

About the book: Antonio is on the brink of adulthood, still figuring out who he is and who he wants to be. His father, once a brilliant mathematician, hasn’t figured much in his son’s life since his divorce from Antonio’s mother. But then a diagnosis of epilepsy and hope for a cure take father and son to Marseilles, a city that melds French old-world charm and modern-day bohemia.

About the author: Gianrico Carofiglio was born in Bari and has worked for many years as a prosecutor specializing in organized crime. He was appointed advisor of the anti-Mafia committee in the Italian Parliament in 2007 and served as a senator from 2008 to 2013. He is the author of the novels featuring the character of the defense lawyer Guido Guerrieri: Testimone inconsapevole (Involuntary Witness, 2002), Ad occhi chiusi (A Walk in the Dark, 2003, Best International Noir of the year 2007 in Germany), Ragionevoli dubbi (Reasonable Doubts, 2006), Le perfezioni provvisorie (Temporary Perfections, 2010, Premio Selezione Campiello), La regola dell’equilibrio (A Fine Line, 2014), La misura del tempo (The Measure of Time, 2019, Premio Strega 2020 finalist). Officer of the Carabinieri Pietro Fenoglio is the protagonist of another series of novels: Una mutevole verità (A Shifting Truth, 2014, Premio Scerbanenco), L’estate fredda (The Cold Summer, 2016), La versione di Fenoglio (Fenoglio’s Version, 2019).

Gianrico Carofiglio’s multi-award winner and best-selling books are translated into 27 languages worldwide.

Moderated by Olivia Grasso
Organized by Antonella Dell'Anna and Enrico Minardi

In collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute Los Angeles

Photo credit: © Giorgia Carofiglio for the US cover of Three O'clock in the Morning

This event is online via Zoom and requires pre-registration. Zoom link will be sent later to everyone who registered.    


For more information contact:

Antonella Dell'Anna
School of International Letters and Cultures