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