Books

Culture
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 01/31/2020 - 00:37
For our author interviews series, we’re delighted to present Taras Grescoe, a Canadian journal-ist based in Montreal and the author of seven non-fiction books…
Culture
by mackayjamie32 | Tue, 01/21/2020 - 03:20
International audiences will have to wait another six months to get their hands on Elena Ferrante’s latest novel The Lying Life of Adults. In Italy, though,…
Life + Style
by james.appleton | Thu, 01/09/2020 - 04:41
Since 2014, Pasta Grannies has introduced the world to 250 nonne from Italy and the diaspora. Through YouTube, they show off their skills making pasta by hand…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 11/13/2019 - 00:00
Elena Ferrante is out with a new book, released in Italy last week: La Vita Bugiarda Degli Adulti (which translates as The Lying Life of Adults). Ahead of the…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 10/25/2019 - 00:00
Raised in Liverpool by an Italian father and a British mother, novelist Nicky Pellegrino has been immersed into Italian culture and lifestyle since she was a…
Life + Style
by andrewcotto | Tue, 02/26/2019 - 03:00
There’s a literary theory that the most important character in any narrative is the setting. As a writer who loves the “where and when” of story, I’m all over…
Culture
by mackayjamie32 | Thu, 11/15/2018 - 04:23
The wait is almost over. In just a few days fans of Elena Ferrante’s best-selling Neapolitan novels will finally have the pleasure of watching her characters…
Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 10/10/2018 - 03:00
The 41st edition of “Ristoranti e Vini d’Italia” (Restaurants and Wines of Italy), the guide published every year by L’Espresso, one of Italy's foremost  …
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 09/21/2018 - 00:00
[Lead photo credit: Cristina Marson, 2017, La pescatrice di sogni] What I love the most about the photography book Dream of Venice in Black and White is that…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 09/18/2018 - 03:00
The first eight-hour season of My Brilliant Friend will debut this fall on HBO. Based on the first of four ‘Neapolitan Novels’ written by Italian author Elena…