Meet Author Michele Cecchini from Lucca at the IIC Next Week

Mar 19, 2016 698

by Mauro Battocchi

Join Italian literary enthusiasts at the Italian Cultural Institute (601 Van Ness Ave, Suite F) next week Tuesday March 22 at 6:30 for a special talk by lucchese author Michele Cecchini as he presents his new book "Per il bene che ti voglio." Mr. Cecchini was born in Lucca in 1972 and teaches literature in Livorno, the Italian city on the west coast of Tuscany.

"Per il bene che ti voglio" is his second novel and explores the experience of lucchese emigrant who comes to California in the 1920′s in search of the limelight. Here is the abstract of the book; note the mention of Lawrence Ferlinghetti, the Italian poet laureate of San Francisco.

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