Stories by Tim Parks

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    Italy: As Twisted as Spaghetti

    Italian politics are in chaos, as a comedian battles Silvio Berlusconi for control. Tim Parks in Newsweek.
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    Benedict’s Act of Grace

    John Paul II left the church a mess. In Newsweek, Tim Parks on how Benedict’s resignation might save it.
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    Milan Magic

    Tim Parks, the author of 'Teach Us to Sit Still,' on Italy's 'unlovely and frenetic' business capital—and its cappuccino breaks.