edna o'brien
mary karr
philippe claudel
julie mehretu
20
21
Nicole Krauss
/CA
PRI
phil jackson
elif batuman
adam gopnik
jonathan franzen
ian buruma
salman rushdie
federico rampini
a.m. homes
gian arturo ferrari
colson whitehead
20
20
annie proulx
gay talese
francesco piccolo
Alessandro Piperno
Maaza Mengiste
francesca lo schiavo
dante ferretti
teju cole
maurizio de giovanni
martin amis
/NY
Noah Baumbach
Vittorio Storaro
Antonio Scurati
20
19
jonathan franzen
stephen sondheim
julie taymor
vendela vida
david foster wallace
Howard Jacobson
margaret mazzantini
claire messud
david remnick
paul auster
louise erdrich
mary karr
Teresa Ciabatti
/RO
MA
jonathan safran foer
20
18
alessandro baricco
Roberto Ando'
colum mc cann
roberto andò
isabella rossellini
rachel kushner
Margo Jefferson
david sedaris
patti lupone
chuck palahniuk
Paolo Giordano
Greta Gerwig
valeria luiselli
Chiara Gamberale
meryl streep
20
17
philip gourevitch
siri hustvedt
emma cline
paolo sorrentino
alessandro piperno
niccolò ammaniti
cristina comencini
/BG
TA
patrick mcgrath
fran lebowitz
erica jong
stefan merrill block
gaetano cappelli
20
16
sandro veronesi
siri hustvedt
brian selznick
claudio magris
a.m. homes
daniel mendelsohn
Susanna Tamaro
jonathan demme
A.O. Scott
Domenico Starnone
ian buruma
/PL
RM
philip gourevitch
20
15
stephen sondheim
Marisa Silver
don delillo
cathleen schine
martin amis
colum mccann
gay talese
marlon james
jeffrey eugenides
daniel libeskind
junot díaz
adam gopnik
Piera Degli Esposti
20
14
pupi avati
liliana cavani
paul auster
sandro veronesi
zadie smith
mark di suvero
jeffrey eugenides
patti smith
/CL
UP
renzo piano
toni servillo
Valerio Magrelli
nicola piovani
Daniel Libeskind
mario desiati
erica jong
20
13
paolo virzì
kwame anthony appiah
Amitav Ghosh
daniel libeskind
paola cortellesi
marina abramovic
jhumpa lahiri
david leavitt
jay mcinerney
nicole krauss
/NA
Ta-Nehisi Coates
Leslie Jamison
michael chabon
paolo giordano
20
12
benjamin taylor
ethan coen
patrick mcgrath
Laurie Anderson
michael ondaatje
walter veltroni
Abigail Dean
mario martone
patti smith
Helena Janeczek
Gioacchino Lanza Tomasi
jonathan safran foer
jonathan lethem
donna tartt
20
11
jamaica kincaid
paul auster
wole soyinka
daniel mendelsohn
e.l. doctorow
joyce carol oates
nathan englander
garth risk hallberg
giuliano ferrara
nathan englander
dave eggers
ernesto galli della loggia
20
10
karan mahajan
adam johnson
david byrne
ben lerner
helen oyeyemi
leonardo colombati
elizabeth strout
marilynne robinson
Francesco Vezzoli
anna funder
walter siti
salman rushdie
dacia maraini
marco bellocchio
diego de silva
20
09
isabella rossellini
george saunders
adam haslett
larissa macfarquhar
Melania Mazzucco
Luigi Guarnieri
jonathan galassi
francesco clemente
david mamet
Salman Rushdie
michael cunningham
Colm Tóibín
kwame anthony appiah
20
08
john turturro
ayelet waldman
miriam toews
joshua ferris
roberto saviano
paul schrader
Brian Selznick
Candice Carty-Williams
jay mcinerney
elizabeth strout
Andrew Sean Greer
Giuliano Sangiorgi
20
07
gary shteyngart
jeffrey eugenides
elisabetta rasy
don delillo
jhumpa lahiri
judith thurman
Roberta Lena
chimamanda ngozi adichie
Francesco Vezzoli
michael cunningham
hanan al-shaykh
zadie smith
hanif kureishi
Annalena Benini
donato carrisi
20
06
giovanna calvino
angelo panebianco
paolo mieli
ian mcewan
Chiara Valerio
sergio castellitto
valerio magrelli
pierluigi battista
lila azam zanganeh
edoardo albinati
phillip lopate
antonio franchini
Margo Jefferson
Olivier Guez
gay talese
ann patchett
A.O. Scott