Natalia Ginzburg

Natalia Ginzburg (1916–1991) was raised in a political and staunchly antifascist Jewish family that is the subject of her novel A Family Lexicon (Lessico Famigliare). During World War II, Ginzburg and her husband edited an antifascist newspaper and after the war she wrote several novels, short stories, essays, and two plays, many of which have been translated into English.