Friday September 29, 6 PM EDT. I Am Books - 189 North St, Boston 02113. "In the Name of the Mother" examines the investment of black male writers and intellectuals in Italian immigrants and Italian Americans and the response of Italian American writers and artists to American blackness in the 20th century. Samuele Pardini links the African American...

Barnes & Noble, Inc., along with the Columbus Citizens Foundation, today announced that more than 100 Italian-American authors will be marching up Fifth Avenue in this year’s Columbus Day Parade. Chairman and Founder of Barnes & Noble, Leonard Riggio, was named Grand Marshal of the 73rd Columbus Day Parade and created the theme for this year, “A Ce...

You’d expect to get a little passionate when talking about Italian wines. Cernilli’s new book, “The Ultimate Guide to Italian Wine 2017,” is a thorough examination of the labels in Italy’s 21 major wine-producing regions. He and an army of contributors have produced a scholarly yet lively 581-page tome that’s an indispensible addition to any wine l...

America’s artisan-pizza movement might not have happened if it weren’t for Chris Bianco. In the beginning, he was just a kid from an Italian-American family in New York. He started crafting his thin-crust wonders in a Phoenix grocery store in 1988. Eventually, his Pizzeria Bianco became a pie mecca, and in 2003, he won a James Beard Award for Best...

There are several books that tell in many ways one or more aspects of the Italian American community; and there are some that have been entrusted with the mission of telling it in its entirety. Some of these works are excellent, but in these days a book is coming out that promises to give a never seen before picture of the Italian American experien...

If you're anything like us, you travel to eat and drink your way through the cultures of the world, shamelessly plugging five meals a day into your itineraries in the name of research, gluttony, and personal glory. There's nothing more gratifying than finally eating that Bistecca alla Fiorentina we read about months ago or feeling ultra-cool when w...

A phrasebook or traditional guidebook will equip you with enough knowledge to order food and track down the must-see monuments, but in order to really get under the skin of Italy, you'll need a different kind of reading material.Reading novels by Italian authors opens your eyes to the Italy beyond the tourist spots as well as telling the human side...

Sunday, September 17. 3 PM - 5 PM EDT. Garibaldi-Meucci Museum. 420 Tompkins Ave, Staten Island 10305. Order Sons of Italy Literary Award Winner Marianna Randazzo will present her newest book: "Given Away, The Rest of the Story." It is the prequel/sequel of "Given Away, A Sicilian Upbringing." Tiziano Dossena, award winning Author, art critic and e...

It gives me great pleasure to announce that on October 24, 2017, Nonna Romana and I will host a Pugliese dinner with recipes exclusively from my Cooking with Nonna Cookbook at the fine restaurant in Philadelphia, PA: Gran Caffe L'Aquila. The dinner will be a five course dinner with wines from the renowed winery of Puglia: Tormaresca. Nonna Romana a...

Il 1 agosto 517, Ursicino, lettore della Scuola dei sacerdoti della cattedrale di Verona, annota, con firma e data, il manoscritto che ha appena finito di trascrivere con le agiografie, cioè le vite di due santi. Non poteva certamente nemmeno immaginare che il suo nome avrebbe contrassegnato, 1500 anni dopo, le origini della più antica biblioteca d...