Anthony Iacone, owner/president of K & I Associates Inc., founder of the Joseph J. Barrett All-Star Basketball Game, a fourth-degree knight in the Father Donnelly Knights of Columbus, a chairman of the St. James Wall of Honor Committee, and the founder of the Phi Sigma Epsilon Fraternity Alumni Association in Superior, has completed his new book “M...

Dean Tamburri's new book, Un biculturalismo negato: la scrittura "italiana" negli Stati Uniti(Franco Cesati Editore, 2018), is hot off the presses. It tackles the question of identity and the person who writes in Italian but lives outside Italy. Tamburri's argument is that we need to abandon the notion of geography as a determining factor in defini...

The light was departing. The brown air drew down     all the earth’s creatures, calling them to rest     from their day-roving, as I, one man alone, prepared myself to face the double war     of the journey and the pity, which memory     shall here set down, nor hesitate, nor err. Reading Dante’s Inferno, and Divine Comedy generally, can seem a d...

Friday, June 22nd - 6PM to 7.30PM EDT. I Am Books - 189 North St, Boston 02113. Alex recently moved to Italy for an opportunity at a PR firm in Rome. His first client is the beautiful Danish chef Pernille Bjørn, a popular model, TV personality, and cookbook author just entering the booming televised cooking show market in Italy. Alex’s single minde...

The Air Mobility Command Museum will host Chat with a Hero: the Ray Firmani Story, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, June 16. Firmani was a B-17 pilot with the 486th Heavy Bombardment Group of the Mighty Eighth Air Force during WWII. He will be at the museum to share his life experiences and then personally sign copies of his book "Against All Odds...

Saturday, June 16, 6pm - 7.30PM EDT. I Am Books - 189 North St, Boston 02113. This mother-daughter research team explores how Italian American working-class women from Syracuse, New York, use food as a symbol and vehicle which carries multiple meanings. In these narratives, food represents home, loss, and longing. Food also stands in for race, clas...

There's a patch of grass named for Harry Bertoia in the centre of the sprawling Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens complex in San Marino, California. It was there that I first encountered the Italian-American designer and artist's sounding sculptures—in this case, a set of 19-foot high beryllium rods topped with thick copper caps. The appeara...

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018. 6:00 - 8:30 PM. Azure Building, NYC - 333 East 91st Street (UES) - New York, NY 10128. Join us for a multimedia book presentation with Angela Sciddurlo Rago, the author of Yesterday's Sky! Register here The novel is the saga of a poor family in a small town in southern Italy during the fifties. Angela will present what the...

Stephanie Longo has spent a lifetime celebrating her family’s genealogy, which stretches back from Northeast Pennsylvania to ancestral roots in Guardia Lombardi, Avellino Province, Italy. Now, the local historian and writer hopes to encourage others to take an interest in the area’s rich Italian heritage with her third book, “Images of Modern Ameri...

June 17 (Sunday) 4:00 pm. Bureau of General Services Queer Division - 208 West 13th Street, Room 210 - The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center, Manhattan. Admission: free; open to the public. Contact: 646-457-0859. contact@bgsqd.com www.annielanzillotto.com Reading & Signing. Annie reads from Hard Candy: caregiving, mourning, and...