He was born in Rome in 1955. He worked for several magazines such as Il Mondo and Panorama, in which he mostly dealt with Italian politics. He currently contributes to the Il Domenicale Sunday edition of newspaper Il Sole24Ore. In 2010, he published Piccole atrocità, a collection of short stories set in Rome. His latest works is I Santi pericolosi (Mondadori 2013), which is a noir novel set between Rome’s suburbs and downtown. He is married, and he is a father of one son. He is keen on rowing and crosswords.