© Giuseppe Carotenuto Paolo Giordano was born in Turin in 1982. He has a Master’s degree and a doctorate in theoretical physics. His novels are The Solitude of Prime Numbers (Mondadori, 2008, Premio Strega and Premio Campiello for a first novel), The Human Body (Mondadori, 2012) and Il nero e l’argento (Einaudi, 2014). All novels have been translated – or are being translated – into many languages.

Paolo Giordano also writes for Il Corriere della Sera.