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Giovanni Tiso is a writer and translator based in Wellington. He is a regular contributor to the Australian literary journal Overland, and his blog Bat Bean Beam earned him a nomination as best blogger at the 2014 Canon Media Awards – won, famously, by Whaleoil. Giovanni was born in Milan in 1971.
A Wellington school's use of a 'seclusion room' to isolate autistic children has been dismissed by officials as a sorry aberration. But the school cell speaks to a much bigger problem with special education in New Zealand, says Giovanni Tiso, the father of two children with autism.
Giovanni Tiso on American writer Jhumpa Lahiri's new book, written in Italian, and put back into English by Elena Ferrante's translator. What?
In “Pierre Menard, Author of the Quixote”, Borges tells â€¦