Thursday, June 26th (6:30pm) Artist talk and photographic exhibition by Janine Coyne. She will walk you through her exhibition and present additional images that are part of her photo essay on Napoli.   Italian American Museum155 Mulberry Street(Corner of Grand and Mulberry Streets)New York, NY 10013   Suggested donation of $10 per p...

Former Montclair resident Linda Carman watched her father's dream roll off the presses this month. It all began in 1991 when Joseph Isadore Marinello, a union organizer in the San Fernando Valley, fell ill with terminal leukemia. Given just months to live, Marinello recorded his life story and love for the garden and Italian cooking.  ...

By Erik Dobratz   Branford High School social studies teacher and track coach Rich Biondi loves teaching and coaching, but boxing really fires him up, specifically Italian boxers from New Haven. "I never really thought I'd write a book, but I did it," he said.   Two books to be exact: "Pugilistic Paisani: A Concise History of the...

di Stefano Pignataro   Ci sono donne che in America sono andate con i mariti ma poi hanno fatto fortuna da sole. Un aspetto questo spesso sottovalutato dell'emigrazione, ma che Dominic Candeloro, professore di Storia all'Università di Chicago, ha messo in evidenza nel suo ultimo libro.   Candeloro è l'autore con Kathy Catrambone e Glo...

Road to Valor is the inspiring, against-the-odds story of Gino Bartali, the cyclist who made the greatest comeback in Tour de France history and who, between his Tour victories, secretly aided the Italian resistance during World War II. "This thoroughly documented biography is both inspiring and immensely enjoyable." - Publishers Weekly &nbs...

Louise Fili — the American graphic designer behind the iconic branding of products like Tate's cookies and Late July crackers — remembers exactly when she first became interested in Italian typography: She was 16 and on her first trip to Italy when she spotted a billboard for Baci Perugina chocolates.   In the years that followed, Italian de...

di Maurita Cardone   Da mercoledì a sabato si torna a parlare di libri con Book Expo America (BEA), la fiera dei libri più grande del Nord America, che ogni anno a fine maggio porta a New York l'editoria di tutto il mondo per presentare le novità e scambiare diritti d'autore.   Meno affollata degli anni precedenti e con un'area esposi...

by Tim Adams   One of the pleasures of lunch with Stanley Tucci is that it gives me the excuse, beforehand, to rewatch his film Big Night, easily the best movie ever made about running a restaurant.   It's 20 years since Tucci co-wrote (with his cousin), co-directed and starred in his homage to the Italian immigrant experience in New...

by Filomena Fuduli Sorrentino "Io la storia di Antonio Bevilacqua vorrei raccontarla così, senza partire dall'inizio, tuttavia non so se sia il caso di cominciare proprio dalla morte. Il fatto è che vorrei iniziare da un finale. La vita di un uomo è costellata di finali e quello della morte è solo uno dei tanti".   Citazione parte dell'inci...

Italy has been the eternal birthplace of empires intent on conquest. Ancient Rome was a great world empire and had a profound influence on all those who flowed in her wake — just think in terms of architecture, government, and language. But what many people don't know is just how many countries Italy has actually invaded?   Since the Romans,...