Dino Buzzati (1906-1972) was a painter, playwright, poet, novelist, short story writer, opera librettist, mountaineer, and science fiction writer, and-from the age of twenty-two until his death-worked as a journalist with the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera. The New York Review Children's Collection publishes his The Bears' Famous Invasion of Sicily. Marina Harss is a translator and dance writer in New York City. Recent translations include Elizabeth Subercaseaux's A Week in October, Alberto Moravia's Conjugal Love and Pier Paolo Pasolini's Stories From the City of God.
A tragic, if psychedelic, rendering of the Orpheus myth. Scottish Sunday Herald