Tiziano Terzani (1938- 2004)

Tiziano Terzani was a journalist and leading figures of Italian travel literature, in particular for his reportages on the historical changes and movements that affected Asia, such as Goodnight, Mr Lenin, written following a journey undertaken in 1991 through the Soviet republics during the dissolution of the USSR. In the book, Terzani documents the turmoil he witnessed, reflecting on the consequences of an epochal change that had left Russia essentially unchanged.