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About the Author
Beppe Severgnini is an acclaimed columnist for Italy’s largest circulation daily newspaper, Corriere della Sera. A longtime Italian correspondent for the Economist, he is a frequent contributor to the New York Times. Among his books are La Bella Figura: A Field Guide to the Italian Mind, Mamma Mia!: Berlusconi’s Italy Explained for Posterity and Friends Abroad, and the international bestseller Ciao, America!: An Italian Discovers the U.S. He lives with his family outside of Milan.