No man is an isle, every book is a world.
– Gabrielle Zevin
- Hanning Mankell
The girl who comes from the East, the one who comes from East Europe and the girl who comes from Africa all meet in Sweden: a country we consider to be welcoming but whichis, maybe, less comfortable than it seems.
- Daniele Biella
A four-nautical- miles journey (barely more than seven kilometres) putting at risk their own lives after leaving their own country: Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Eritrea… Migrants, asylum seekers, refugees who stayed on the island before starting again their journey to North Europe through “Balkan way”.
- Cecilia Strada
Mass media talks about migration emergency. Anyway, there’s no point in blaming who runs away from bombs and misery of our impoverishment. The summer of Geneva’s G8 and the disaster of the twin towers are fact that happened 15 years ago. Now we look at Paris, London, Barcelona and we are all terrified.
- Mattia Civico
It was February 29, 2016. A flight coming from Beirut lands in Fiumicino. 93 people, most of them children, everybody Syrian. It’s the first humanitarian corridor that rescues people escaping from war. In safety and far from traffickers. Among them there was also Badheea.
- Marco Dotti
Demographic, climatic, political and economical factors will push more and more people to move to find a better future. No institution seems to be prepared to face this mass exodus.
- Ibrahim Alsabagh
Day to day, the story of father Ibrahim, a Franciscan and the priest of Aleppo. A heart-breaking diary that shows the darkest face of Syrian war.
- Alessandro Leogrande
There’s an imaginary line, it’s the border that divides and, in the meantime, connects the North of the world (democratic, liberal and civilized) with the South of the world (poor, affected by war, underdeveloped and antidemocratic). It’s on this edge that the Big game of contemporary world is played.
- A. Di Nicola e G. Musumeci
Men who control migrants’ trafficking speak for the first time. A criminal system that creators had the possibility to describe after crossing the main streets of irregular immigration.
- Fulvio Scaglione
Western countries have been facing Islamic terrorism for 25 years. Despite wars, alliances and creation of “friendly” regimes the situation is still heated.
- Maurizio Molinari
Tribalism, in Arabic-Muslim world, expresses through decomposition of Nation States as an effect of ethnic-religious insurrections.
- Chiara Zappa
Turkey is a mosaic: not because of the presence of Christian minorities (Armenians, Greeks and Syrians) but because of the presence of Muslim minorities such as Kurdish and Alevites.
- Lilli Gruber
Is it possible to open a common dialogue about rules and values? What do we have to expect from a future where Islam is increasing its importance, also here in Italy? These are questions that stake our identity.
- Chiara Zappa
A book of portraits that shine light on a new Christian minority and on their coexistence, side by side in everyday life, with millions of Muslims.
- Pietro Bartolo and Lidia Tilotta
Pietro Bartolo is the doctor who over the last 25 years have been hosting immigrants in Lampedusa. He hosts them; he takes care of them; and overall, he listens to them. These pages tell his story which intertwines with many other, desperate and melting, stories of migrants running away from their countries.
- Giuseppe Catozzella
Suddenly, staying there didn’t make any sense. One evening he leaves, by foot. Chasing freedom and the dream of winning the Olympics one day. On her own, she starts a journey of eight thousand km- the odyssey of migrants coming from Sudan- and, through Sahara and Libya she gets to Italy by boat.
- M. Trottier and I. Arsenault
Anna migrates with her parents from Mexico to the north to pick up fruit and vegetable. Anna is a little girl who feels many feeling; especially, Anna asks herself how it would be to be a tree with deep roots in the land, living the come and go of the seasons; and not like a feather in the wind.
- Fabio Geda
So, one day, your mother tells you that you’re going on a trip. She takes you to Pakistan, she strokes gently your hair, she asks you to promise to become a good man and she leaves you there, alone. That’s the incredible trip that will take Enaiatollah Akbari to Italy through crossing Iran, Turkey and Greece.
- Isoke Aikpitanyi
The book analyses and tells stories of hundreds of Nigerian girls tricked into prostitution by the alliance between the Nigerian mafia and the Italian criminality. A tragic picture described by book: more than 500 nigerian girls have been killed in Italy.
- Raffaele Masto
The aim of African jihadist terrorism is to set up a caliphate following the example of Isis in Syria and Iraq. Among the major companies, the bloodiest and most vicious is the Nigerian cult Boko Haram.
- Daniele Biella
Nawal is the angel of Syrian people running away from the war. He’s 27, from Morocco, she came to Catania when she was a little girl: since then, she helps thousands of migrants for surviving the hard journey through the Mediterranean Sea, and support them not to succumb to the “scafisti di terra” racket.
- L. Maragnani and I. Aikpitanyi
The trafficking of new slaves from Nigeria to the Italian sidewalk. Isoke arrives to Italy when she was twenty years old: somebody promised her a job as a shop assistant, but she found herself living in slavery. Today, finally free, she tells about her life, the trafficking, the customers, and the dreams of the “sidewalk girls”.
- A. Trifirò and C. Corso
14 stories of migrant girls. A book aimed to offer a different interpretation of the women involved in the trafficking. These women, through passionate stories, show to have projects, hopes, ambitions and they represent themselves as people looking for affirmation and redemption.
- Å. Seierstad
Åsne is a journalist and writer form Norway, that became the “blond daughter” of Sultan Khan for a year: the bookseller who paid the cost of prison for fighting for the dignity of his nation. He voices a people looking for recovering after the war, the redemption dreams that guide a society fighting for the survival.