Award ceremony for the winners of the sixth edition (2021) of the book prize “The Bridge”, curated by Maria Ida Gaeta with the collaboration of Maria Gliozzi, designed to promote an exchange of fiction and non-fiction literary production between Italy and the United States. The five finalist books in each category (Italian Fiction, Italian Non-fiction, American Fiction, American Non-fiction) are introduced. The winners in each category present their book. For Italian Fiction, Emanuele Trevi, Due vite, Neri Pozza, 2020: the portrait of two friends of the author who have passed away, which aims to express all the admiration Trevi felt for them and which he had not really realized while they were still alive. For Italian Non-fiction, Elisabetta Rasy, Le indiscrete. Storie di cinque donne che hanno cambiato l’immagine del mondo, Mondadori, 2021: the biography of five women photographers who fought deep personal obstacles and managed to express an innovative female point of view. For American Fiction, Danielle Evans, The Office of Historical Corrections: A Novella and Stories, Riverhead Books, 2020: a collection of short stories and a novella, in which she imagines a government office for the revision of the history of the great American monuments; the author reflects on the relationship between a nation and its history, and on how the latter can be told from different perspectives. For American Non-fiction, Patricia Gaborik, Mussolini’s Theatre. Fascist Experiments in Art and Politics, Cambridge University, 2021: an analysis of Mussolini’s “strategic aestheticism,” a reflection on how various political leaderships interfere with the aesthetic dimension to legitimize themselves.