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Diogo Mainardi

Biography

Diogo Mainardi

Diogo Mainardi is the author of four novels, two essay collections, and the screenplay for 16060, which was featured at the Venice Film Festival and New York Film Festival. Known for his articles in Brazil’s largest weekly magazine, Veja, he has also translated the work of Evelyn Waugh, Italo Calvino, and Gore Vidal into Portuguese. He lives in Venice.

Diogo Mainardi

Books by Diogo Mainardi

by Diogo Mainardi - Art, Art History, Autobiography, Culture, Family, Family & Relationships, Fatherhood, History, Love , Memoir, Nonfiction, Parenting, Parenting & Families, Parenting & Family, Philosophy

424 short passages match the number of steps taken by Diogo Mainardi's son Tito as he walks, with great difficulty, alongside his father through the streets of Venice, the city where a medical mishap during Tito's birth left him with cerebral palsy. As they make their way toward the hospital where both their lives changed forever, Mainardi begins to draw on his knowledge of art and history, seeking to better explain a tragedy that was entirely avoidable.