Susin Nielsen

    Susin Nielsen special guest at Xanadu

    Susin Nielsen, award-winning author of Word Nerd (Tundra Books, 2008), Dear George Clooney: Please Marry My Mom (Tundra Books, 2010), We Are All Made of Molecules (2016), and Optimists Die First (2017), has been invited in the frame of Project Xanadu as this year’s special guest. She will be in Italy for a short tour, during which she will meet […]


    Drawing Adventure – The Art of William Grill

    William Grill — a young author and illustrator who received an award for the “Non Fiction” category at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2017 — will meet the students of two classes of the secondary school “Saffi”. The talk will be chaired by Ilaria Bortolotti, head of Luigi Spina library and Nicola Galli Laforest from Hamelin Cultural […]


    Anne-Laure Bondoux special guest at Xanadu

    This year our closing party has a special guest: Anne-Laure Bondoux. The young readers who took part in this year’s edition of the Xanadu project will have the chance to meet the author and ask her questions. 3- 31 May Auditorium – Mirandola (MO) 1 giugno Auditorium Biagi, Biblioteca Salaborsa – Bologna Reserved to schools. With Biblioteca Eugenio GARIN […]

    Xanadu XI


    Xanadu is a project to promote culture for adolescents that has been active nationally for ten years.  Through books, comics, cinema and poetry Xanadu tries to bring young people closer to culture and to build a community of stubborn readers.  Created in 2004, Xanadu has, over the years, worked nationally, creating workshops, interviews with authors, cine-forums and contests in which, to date, […]