americanist and editorial director of minimum fax, together with Mattia Carratello, edited La Letteratura Americana dal 1900 a oggi (Einaudi 2011). He worked for many years as editor for Einaudi Stile Libero and, as editorial director of Fanucci, he invented the book series Avant-Pop and he published, as first title in the collection, Schegge d’America. Nuove avanguardie letterarie. Briasco is also the Italian voice of Joe R. Lansdale, Howard Marks, Paul Harding, Richard Powers, Jim Thompson, J.G. Ballard, Daniel Mendelsohn and Stephen King.