Ever wondered which books people read when they think about Italy? Well, one easy way to find out is to see what's hot on Amazon. In this case, it's Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk from which … [Read more...]
Articles on books about Italy, plus author interviews.
Written by long-time Italy enthusiast of Italian ancestry, Susan Van Allen, 100 Places in Italy Every Woman Should Go, represents a fresh take on the travel guide genre. I have a copy of … [Read more...]
Not sure how the University of Minnesota Press got hold of my name and email address, but I'm glad they did, and Fedexed me in double quick time an advanced reading copy of a new book all … [Read more...]
Roberto Saviano's almost surreal book about the Italian camorra mafia of Naples has been made into a film. I've seen the film, and I'm reading the book. Both are shocking, and … [Read more...]
Thanks to Man of Roma, who quoted a section from Italian journalist, writer and TV presenter Corrado Augias' book describing the English, I bought a copy of Augias' book 'I Segreti di … [Read more...]