Aldo Nove is a poet, novelist and playwright. He was born in Viggiù in 1967. Woobinda, his debut novel, was published in 1995 by Castelvecchi. He also wrote a collection of poems A schemi di costellazioni and another novel, La vita oscena (both published by Einaudi in 2010). Bompiani published Zero e il Robot (2008) and Giancarlo Bigazzi. Il geniaccio della canzone italiana (2012). His latest collection of poems, Addio mio Novecento, was published by Einaudi in 2014.