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Paola Calvetti

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Paola Calvetti was born in Milan, Italy. She was educated at Liceo Linguistico A. Manzoni (Languages School) and graduated in DAMS (Drama, Art and Music Studies) at Bologna’s University.

After leaving school she wrote her first book Lo spazio fantastico (Emme Edizioni) dedicated to dance and mime for children.Calvetti is married. She has two children, a boy and a girl.
After graduation, she started her career as a journalist for the daily newspaper la Repubblica, contributing articles about dance and music.
Meantime she wrote five portraits for Rai 2, the second State Channel dedicated to great dance artists:
Jazz City, Alvin Ailey’s New York; La ville lumière, Roland Petit’s Paris; Water Cities, Carolyn Carlson’s Helsinki and Venice; Madrid,
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"In fondo, ciascuno a suo modo, siamo dei sopravvissuti, Jacopo. Forse avremmo fatto meglio a raccontarci da subito la nostra infanzia, ci saremmo conosciuti sul serio e avremmo capito perché quando suoniamo insieme ci sentiamo invulnerabili.

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"Jacopo e Dasha sono due anime che si sono trovate grazie alla musica.
Sono due anime diverse, spezzate da una vita fatta di difficoltà ma che sanno amare in un modo profondo.
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“E non ditemi che tanto non cambia niente, perché c'è sempre qualcuno che cambia il mondo a nostra insaputa e anche voi, se solo voleste, potreste farlo.”
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“«L'infelicità» sussurrava la nonna come a svelarmi uno dei suoi segreti «è non avere abbastanza desideri.»”
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“Scrivendo mi innamoro delle parole e mi convinco di tutto.”
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“P.O. Box Love is a wonderfully engrossing and romantic novel that takes the reader from Milan to New York and back again through the letters Federico and Emma mail to each other. Paola Calvetti’s book will captivate your mind and steal your heart.”

Isabella Rossellini”
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“If you have ever been tempted to look up an old girlfriend or boyfriend, you will sympathize with Frederico. If you have doubts about revealing yourself to someone from your past, you’ll understand Emma. Did you ever have the urge to open a bookstore? You’ll love Dreams & Desires, Emma’s bookstore in Milan that specializes in romance.”
Vera Marie Badertscher

“Paola Calvetti takes readers on a delicious trip through Italy, books, letters and love, reminding us all of the joys of a completely compelling read."
Cathie Beck, author of Cheap Cabernet: A Friendship”
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“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
Mahatma Gandhi

“A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people.”
Thomas Mann, Essays of Three Decades

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