by Michael Carosone   On May 1, 2013, my new book was available to the public. It was published by Bordighera Press and is a collection of 15 personal essays from 15 Gay Italian American men. It is a continuation of my work on giving voices to marginalized peoples, groups, and communities. The theme that stitches all of the essays together t...

James Greco is a San Diego author who says he relies on his Italian-American ancestry and experience as a journalist to help mold his historical fiction.   For this interview, the former teacher, attorney, self-described "belly-button" guitar player talked about his newest release, "Jerkwater Town," what drove him to write it, and his "almos...

For those interested in learning about Italy's foreign relations in the past, a recent book Italy Invades written by Christopher Kelly and Stuart Laycock may be of interest. The book is a fast-paced and fun read, certainly not an academic history of gravitas, that illuminates little known engagements that the Italic people have had around the world...

In its sixth edition, the Festa del Libro is the popular Children's Italian Book Fair organized by the Museo Italo Americano in collaboration with several other Italian heritage associations in San Francisco.   Save the date, it's coming to Fort Mason October 5, 6 and 7 2013. Don't miss it!   Read more   Source: http://www...

Italian women — and their impact on more than 100 years of Chicago history — are the subject of a new book written and researched largely by Chicago residents. In the introduction to "Italian Women in Chicago," editor Dominic Candeloro states the book has been compiled in an attempt to "write" the wrongs of history with regards to Italian women's...

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...