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