The failure of political parties, market pressure, the arrival of the government of  technicians, the dramatic choice of whether to seek the aid of the Troika or try to do it on their own, the rise of the ECB of Mario Draghi and the problem of the banks; Alessandro Barbera (La Stampa) and Stefano Feltri (il Fatto Quotidiano) present their new book La lunga notte dell'euro (2014, Rizzoli), which reconstructs in detail the as-yet untold story from behind the scenes. They will be in conversation with one of its main protagonists, namely Mario Monti Prime Minister of Italy from November 2011 to April 2013.