Two mini e-books with a common Mediterranean theme: a fast-moving chronicle of the rise of Beppe Grillo’s Five Star Movement and a gripping account of the wrecking of the Costa Concordia, which the New York Times praised as “equal parts thriller and elegy”.
“Imagine that Michael Moore had founded a political party. And then, if you can, imagine that his party had won more votes than the Republicans and only slightly fewer than the Democrats, so that … neither could pass laws …”
‘We just sat there. We were waiting for the end to come,’ he said.
On the other side of the vessel, meanwhile, panic gave way to outright hysteria …