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Roberto Saviano

Gomorrah: The Crime Drama You Don't Want to Miss

Giulia Blasi | Posted 05.11.2016 | Entertainment
Giulia Blasi

Gomorrah's season two premiered in Italy on May 10th. An excellent excuse to talk about one of the finest works of televised storytelling to break out of the country in recent years: the show was sold in 130 countries all over the world, including the U.S.

Ants and Stars

Jasmina Tesanovic | Posted 08.16.2013 | Technology
Jasmina Tesanovic

As we approached the giant radio telescope in rural Sardinia, I found myself implausibly dressed in a light summer frock: a Brazilian one, lavishly de...

The Face of Courage: An Exclusive Interview With Roberto Saviano

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 03.09.2012 | Home
E. Nina Rothe

I caught up with Roberto Saviano on his last day in the Big Apple, and he shared his views on NYC, daily life with a military escort, Occupy Wall Street, 9/11, sex in the mafia and, of course, Gomorrah.

Roberto Saviano and Nouriel Roubini Discussing the Global Financial Mafia at NYU

Lia Petridis Maiello | Posted 02.18.2012 | New York
Lia Petridis Maiello

Nouriel Roubini, internationally acclaimed finance pop star, demands the introduction of a new discipline at the universities of the world, that of "c...

Mafia Author Drops Berlusconi Publisher

Bloomberg | Lorenzo Totaro and Chiara Remondini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Arnoldo Mondadori Editore SpA, controlled by Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's Fininvest SpA won't publish the next book by Roberto Saviano, author o...

Berlusconi Criticizes Gomorrah, Says it is "Promotional Support" for Mafia

Nicola Orichuia | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nicola Orichuia

What Berlusconi doesn't understand, or maybe he's just pretending to not understand, is that the only way to fight mafia efficiently is to let people know about it.

African Immigrants In Italy: Slave Labor For The Mafia

TIME | Nina Burleigh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Xenophobes in homogenous European countries often complain that immigrants will erase their most precious cultural norms. The race riots in southern I...

A Visit with Italy's Salman Rushdie

Nina Burleigh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nina Burleigh

Since 2006, when Roberto Saviano published his first book, Gomorrah, a punch in the face to the Italian crime clans, he's had to live under constant police protection.

Roberto Saviano: Mafia Out To Make A Killing From Italy Quake

The Independent | Peter Popham | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Roberto Saviano, the best-selling author of Gomorrah, says the flood of aid money pouring into the earthquake-hit Abruzzo region risks making the area...

Death Threats Against Italian Author

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jayne Lyn Stahl

This is not the first time we've seen a prominent journalist be slated for assassination, or assassinated.