Books

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…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 07/06/2018 - 00:00
Italy Magazine editors share favorite books by Italian authors for your 2018 summer reading list. Silvia Donati’s picks: “Ciao America! – An Italian Discovers…
Culture
by jaimeclewis | Thu, 07/05/2018 - 00:46
What is it about Italy and Italian people that so captivates our world? From Goethe and E.M. Forster to Frances Mayes and Anthony Doerr, writers have sought to…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 01/12/2018 - 07:17
“Goethe said, 'See Naples and die.' I saw Naples and started to live.” So writes American-born Katherine Wilson in the introduction to her memoir, ‘Only in…