Behind a book, we should never forget, there is a person, indeed a team. There the author, but there are also the publisher, the graph, Printer. It was at the Como graduated in Arts at the University of Milan, Giulia Tettamanti, who last year attended the Masters in Publishing at the Mondadori Foundation, a recent monograph edited by Unicopli on the figure of Grazia Cherchi, unforgotten talent scout and editor. The book that comes twenty years after the death of Cherchi, con prefazione di un’altra celebre editor, Benedetta Centovalli, is titled Tuffarsi nell’altrui personalità. The work of Grazia Cherchi editor. L’opera esce proprio in una collana di Unicopli dedicata al “dietro le quinte” dei libri, diretta da Mauro Chiabrando. Instancabile, spregiudicata eppure paziente, Grazia Cherchi for over thirty years has talked about books through reality and reality through books. It was a whole generation of writers the "Empress of the literature": Stefano Benni, Alessandro Baricco, Maurizio Maggiani remember her as a generous friend, a caring aunt and intrusive, but as an exceptionally talented editor. From the "Linus pages», de 'Il Manifesto', "Panorama" and "Unity", from the sixties to the nineties, Grazia Cherchi has recommended and recommended readings and authors of all kinds, dampening the easy enthusiasm of the publishing industry in defense of readers for a quality literature. The work offers a portrait of Giulia Tettamanti, for so many unusual aspects thanks to interviews and documents published here for the first time, of a character, and his work, which it was crucial in contemporary Italian literature.