Angelini is a well-known television news reporter. Among his many
assignments, he covered the earthquake in Irpinia, accompanying
the Director of the RAI office of the Quirinale and the anchorman
of Italy’s National newscast Tg1 for over twenty years.
He has directed countless RAI shows and offices, such as the Radio
newscasts (Gr1-Gr2 and Gr3) and RAI’s headquarters in the
11, 2001 he was the first Italian journalist to report the news
of the attack on the Twin Towers. He was also Director of the
Italian Cultural Institute of New York, where he has been living
for fourteen years and where he currently serves as President
of the Dante Alighieri Society, and is a columnist for the Italian
daily, Il Messaggero.
and his book, "Obama: Un Anno di Sfide (Obama: A Year
covered Obama since the primaries and published a book with Rizzoli
on the first years of his presidency, Obama: Un Anno di Sfide
(Obama: A Year of Challenges).
has written several novels (his latest:" La Foresta di New
York" -- The Jungle of New York, Rizzoli), essays, poetry
and a comedy ("Viaggio di Nozze" -- The Honeymoon) which
earned him the Fondi prize. He has also recorded a CD of songs
and ballads distributed by RCA.
book in English is "The Mystery of Simonetta," translated
by Martha King. It is an historical novel about Simonetta Vespucci,
the young woman whose likeness is seen in Botticelli's "La
Primavera" and "Birth of Venus," two of the world's
best-loved and most enigmatic paintings.