Saturday, August 16th next, at 20.30 in Gallipoli, in the picturesque setting of the "House of Artists" will be presented the novel "Of earth and soul" of Annalaura Giannelli (Adda Editore - Distribution Feltrinelli). Will talk about the journalist and literary critic Francesco Greek together with the President of the Rotary Club Valesio of Brindisi, Dr. Mimma Piliego. Narrative interpretation entrusted to the young actress Justine De Iaco Salento. Musical accompaniment of the Master Aldo NICHIL (guitar). The novel, set partly in the inland of Salento, and in part on its beautiful seascapes, tells the story of three generations of women (grandmother, mother and daughter) that are followed by the early twentieth century to the present day, and painful stories as authentic glimpses of real life that the writer brings back the past with "alli cunti you Paise" that outline minor figures, perhaps actually existed. In all, the perfume of Salento, its colors, smells, its traditions, its people. The novel, already in print for success, and 'was adopted as a teaching text from Liceo Classico B. Olaniyan of Brindisi and has recently entered the prestigious Festival of the Book Possible in Polignano a Mare.