Search Results: "Dario Maestripieri"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 10, 2012

"The cynicism of the author's message is made more palatable by his lively wit."
Maestripieri (Evolutionary Biology/Univ. of Chicago; Macachiavellian Intelligence: How Rhesus Macaques and Humans Have Conquered the World, 2007, etc.) rejects the notion that "natural selection has left its mark on human mental processes but not on contemporary human behavior." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MY FIRST SEVEN YEARS (PLUS A FEW MORE) by Dario Fo
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 3, 2006

"Pleasingly accessible picture of the faraway childhood that molded a modern artist."
Chronicle of the 1997 Nobel Laureate playwright's formative years and experiences in his native Italy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE POPE'S DAUGHTER by Dario Fo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"Entertaining historical revisionism, with Fo's Lucrezia more femme fatale than incestuous poisoner."
In his debut novel, Nobel-winning playwright Fo draws a portrait of Lucrezia Borgia, she of infamy. Read full book review >