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THE VIEW Lugano, the stylish design hotel which won the “Swiss Leading Design Hotel Award” at the “World Travel Awards” for the second consecutive year, will host six note worthy authors of the Italian literary scene. They will not only present their works personally but will also be available to meet readers and fans during the cocktail that will follow on the Terrace of THE VIEW Lugano, with its fascinating view over the city.

Duilio Parietti, an author himself and director of Radio Fiume Ticino, will be introducing the various authors and coordinating the event and will present his own book on June 8th.

After the cocktail of each event, the author of the evening will be the guest of honour at an exclusive dinner, where Mauro Grandi, the prestigious head of the gourmet Restaurant THE VIEW Lugano, will create each course based on the title of a book by the author of each respective evening.

Guests will not only enjoy a delicious meal prepared by Chef Mauro Grandi in an exclusive atmosphere, they will also have a chance to chat with their favourite authors and gain some insight into the inspiration behind the works. A truly unique experience not to be missed, where one can satisfy ones’ literary passion and ones’ palate at the same time!

May 03 – Federico MOCCIA 

Tre volte te – Editrice Nord 2017

After “Tre metri sopra il cielo” and “Ho voglia di te” Babi comes back into Step’s life, and Step is once more forced to reconsider his choices and question his certainties …



Roberta Bellesini, wife of Giorgio Faletti, presents the book La Piuma posthumously published by Baldini & Castoldi. Giorgio Faletti has left his readers with his most beautiful, original and painful piece of work. A moral tale that accompanies the reader through the small, harsh, ignorant world of men at their worst.


May 18 – Marina DI GUARDO

Com’è giusto che sia – Mondadori 2017

Marina Di Guardo, mother of Chiara Ferragni, and two other beautiful girls, Francesca and Valentina Ferragni, is a successful writer on her fifth book. This thriller explores the dark side of the soul and you will be holding your breath to the very end.


May 24 – MONTIGNY Oscar

Il Tempo dei Nuovi Eroi – Oscar di Mondadori 2017

We can all become New Heroes ……. If we are guided by the right values ​​and universal ideals, if we agree to undertake a path to inner learning that leads us to understand that those we call the others, are in fact ourselves, and if we try and make this world a better place for everyone, a peaceful world.

Alessandro Siviero, Ph.D., Marketing and Communication Teacher and Researcher at SUPSI, University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland, DEASS, Department of Business, Health and Social Science will add a few words.


May 31 – Enrico VANZINA

La donna dagli occhi d’oro – Nuova Narrativa Newton 2016

Enrico Vanzina has written hundreds of screenplays for the cinema but his passion for thrillers has made him an important author of books. Author of the bestsellers “Il gigante sfregiato” and “Il mistero del rubino birmano” this book follows Roman detective Max Mariani in a new investigation.


June 08 – Duilio PARIETTI

La notte dei soli – Europa Edizioni 2016

Talent and sensitivity describe these unforgettable characters as they intertwine and move through fascinating environments, musical quotations and profound reflections.


Presentations begin at: 18.30. We suggest to arrive 15 minutes before, to register.

Duration: around 45 minutes.

At the end of each presentation the author will be available to discuss the literary work and sign copies. A Cocktail will be offered by THE VIEW Lugano on the beautiful panoramic Terrace

A special dinner will follow for those who are interested.

Price for the “Dinner in the company of the Author”- Chf 90 drinks excluded.

For information and bookings:
Send confirmation through email : or call at phone number: +41 (91) 210 00 00

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