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Adelphi Edizioni S.p.A. is an Italian publishing house whose headquarters are in Via S. Giovanni sul Muro, Milan, Italy.

Adelphi Edizioni was founded in 1962 by Luciano Foà and Roberto Olivetti. Contributors have included Roberto Bazlen, Giorgio Colli, Sergio Solmi, Claudio Rugafiori and Roberto Calasso, the last of whom became editorial director. Since 2001 the company has published the literary magazine Adelphiana, whose articles are available online [1]. Currently (in 2006), 48% of Adelphi is owned by Rcs MediaGroup (the publisher of Corriere della Sera).

The publishing house is known for introducing to the Italian reading public notably demanding works of literature and philosophy in translation, and has paid a particular attention to Middle-European culture.

Foreign authors published include: Friedrich Nietzsche, Max Stirner, Georges Simenon, Georges Dumézil, John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, René Guénon, Ernst Jünger, Carl Schmitt, Oswald Spengler, Gottfried Benn, René Daumal, Jack London, Jorge Luis Borges, Joseph Roth, Elias Canetti, Thomas Bernhard, Bruce Chatwin, Milan Kundera. Italian authors include Roberto Calasso, Cristina Campo, Leonardo Sciascia, Benedetto Croce, Mario Brelich and Salvatore Niffoi (winner of the 2006 Premio Strega).

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This article incorporates information from this version of the equivalent article on the [[IT:Main Page|Template:ISO 639 name IT Wikipedia]].

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