(AGI) Rome, July 4 - Francesco Piccolo on Friday was awardedthis year's Strega literary award for "Il desiderio di esserecome tutti". "What my book tries to say is that a person'sprivate and public life are interconnected and that [...]people must play an active role in public life," the50-year-old author said. Piccolo was also recently awarded theDonatello prize for best screenplay in director Paolo Virzi's"Human Capital". Strega award runner-up Antonio Scurati fellfive votes short of this year's top prize. . .