author interviews

Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 11/20/2020 - 00:00
The best way to learn what life is really like in a certain place is to listen to the people who live in the place, sharing their experiences and feelings;…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 10/15/2020 - 00:46
While the figure of Giuseppe Garibaldi is widely known and often admired for his fierce personality and his role in the unification of Italy, another figure,…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 05/13/2020 - 00:00
For our list on great books about Italy, we’re going to keep it lighthearted - no heavy tomes, no dense, exacting reads; life in quarantine is already hard…
Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 03/05/2020 - 04:27
[Photo: the Bronski family in a Neapolitan pizzeria.] Having been diagnosed with celiac disease in 2007, Peter Bronski didn’t want to lose the beloved food…
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…
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 Silvia Donati | Fri, 02/09/2018 - 00:00
“I feel like a pendulum between two magnets,” says Italian journalist Federico Rampini, referring to an inner conflict common to many expatriates, the allure…
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…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 09/10/2014 - 05:47
Barbara Serra is an Italian journalist working for Al Jazeera English in London. Born in Milan in 1974, Barbara moved to Denmark with her family when she was…