Meri Lao

Meri Lao is the author of over 20 books in Italian, German, French, Spanish, and English. She has been a concert pianist, a professor of theater arts, and composed the music for Federico Fellini’s masterpiece City of Women. She lives in Rome.

Books by this Author

An exploration of humanity’s age-old fascination with Sirens • Explains the Sirens’ half-human, half-animal bodies as a metaphor for the psychological challenge that their myth has always embodied • Fully illustrated in color with works by Rubens, Bosch, Munch, Magritte, and others Their celestial voices drove mast-lashed Ulysses nearly out of his mind with libidinous promises as they beckoned him ever-closer to paradise--or a rocky death. With womanly torsos and animal...

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