Manfredi Giffone (Turin, 1977) is an author and translator. After studying communications sciences, with a thesis on the works of Alan Moore, he completed a special course in storytelling with Paul Karasik and a Master's in publishing at the Scuola Superiore di Studi Umanistici under the direction of Umberto Eco. In addition to Un fatto umano, he has written a number of short fiction works and comics for various independent publishers. His most recent translations into Italian include The Signal and the Noise, the best-selling work on statistical prediction by Nate Silver, and The Three Christs of Ypsilanti by Milton Rokeach, both for Fandango Libri. He has also co-translated two novels by Clara Sánchez and is now writing an adaptation of Porci con le ali by Lidia Ravera and Marco Lombardo Radice.