Niccolò Ammaniti (born in 1966) is a writer of vigorous imagination and moral subtlety. His novel "Io non ho paura" (I'm Not Scared) was published in Italy in 2001. Publication rights have been bought in the UK, USA, Canada, France, Germany, Spain, Holland, Sweden, Portugal, Brasil, Bulgaria, Taiwan, Thailand, Japan, Iceland, Finland, Poland, Hungary, Serbia, Catalan, Israel, Turkey, Greece, Australia. This book has been Ammaniti's biggest success so far. "I'm Not Scared" has been on the bestseller list in Italy since its release in April 2001 and has won many literary awards. Niccolò Ammaniti is the youngest author ever to win the prestigious Viareggio-Rèpaci prize.