PAOLO GIORDANO's first novel, THE SOLITUDE OF PRIME NUMBERS, was translated into more than 40 languages worldwide and won both the Premio Strega and the Premio Campiello (the Italian equivalent of, respectively, the Booker and the Costa prizes). He is the creator and writer of the new HBO series We Are Who We Are, co-written and directed by Luca Guadagnino (Call Me By Your Name) and starring Chloe Sevigny. Paolo is the author of three other novels and he holds a master's degree and a doctorate in theoretical physics.
Confirms Paolo Giordano as an electrifying presence in contemporary fiction. - Andre Aciman, bestselling author of CALL ME BY YOUR NAME and FIND ME Heaven and Earth is beautifully but not ostentatiously written, peopled with unforgettable characters, a powerful love story, animated by ideas, visually stunning. Paolo Giordano is one of the handful of great writers working anywhere today. - Edmund White The perfect novel. And I'm not saying this lightly. Perfect. Perfect. Perfect. - Andrea Wulf, Costa-winning author of THE INVENTION OF NATURE This is at once a lush picture of growing up in the Italian countryside and a deeply affecting story of friendships under the strain of time and tragedy. Giordano's best book yet. - Dave Eggers, bestselling author of THE CIRCLE Magnificent... Novels like this are a rare find: you won't be able to forget it. - Elena Varvello, bestselling author of CAN YOU HEAR ME?