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Tim Parks

Biography

Tim Parks

Tim Parks was born in Manchester, England, in 1954, grew up in London, and has lived in Italy since 1980. His novels include EUROPA, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize, and he is the author of several nonfiction accounts of life in Italy, including ITALIAN NEIGHBORS and AN ITALIAN EDUCATION. During his years in Italy, Parks has translated works by Italo Calvino, Roberto Calasso, Alberto Moravia, and Machiavelli. He is a regular contributor to the New York Review of Books, for which he blogs.

Tim Parks