Andrea Bajani is an Italian novelist, journalist, and poet. His 2010 novel Ogni promessa (Every Promise) won the oldest and most prestigious Italian literary award, the Bagutta Prize. His 2007 novel Se consideri le colpe won the Super Mondello Prize, the Brancati Prize, the Recanati Prize, and the Lo Straniero Prize; it was published in English translation as If You Kept a Record of Sins in 2021. Bajani teaches at Rice University in the Department of Classical and European studies.
Unnurtured and Unloved: On Andrea Bajani’s “If You Kept a Record of Sins”
A superb new English translation of a celebrated contemporary Italian novel out now from Achipelago....