Italian literary titan Roberto Calasso dies at 80

The Italian writer and publisher Roberto Calasso, “a literary institution of one” whose erudite explorations of myth and literature were translated into more than 20 languages has died at 80, his publishing house Adelphi said on Thursday. The son of an antifascist university professor, Calasso was born in Florence in 1941 and quickly displayed a… Read More Italian literary titan Roberto Calasso dies at 80