By Elizabeth Roman A bit of Springfield history is now a part of the official collection of books at the State Library of Massachusetts in the Statehouse. "On Being Italian: A Story of Food, Family and Faith," the latest book released as part of The Republican's Heritage Series, was donated to the library by state Rep. Angelo J. Puppolo Jr.,...

Paolo Giordano, author of the critically acclaimed international bestseller, The Solitude of Prime Numbers, storms the front line of literary fiction with his highly-awaited second novel, The Human Body.   With a beautiful, gut-punching translation by Anne Milano Appel, this inspired story of modern war follows a motley cast of Italian soldi...

Knowing the existence of a few books about the literary production of the Italians in America - from 1776 to World War II - written by a Neapolitan professor named Francesco Durante, we asked him to be interviewed, not knowing that thanks to him we would discover a world. An exceptional world, information very interesting and known by only a few, w...

By Maurita Cardone Anthony Tamburri, direttore del John D. Calandra Italian American Institute della City University of New York, ha appena pubblicato un libro in cui sviscera un pezzo di letteratura le cui specificità sono state a lungo ignorate se non negate.   Re-reading Italian Americana. Specificities and Generalities on Literature and...

In our journey to discover the thousands of different angles useful to analyze the relationship between Italy and the US, books are undoubtedly essential. Today we meet Maria Gliozzi, founder of AIFIC - American Initiative For Italian Culture and organizer of the Book Award The Bridge.   We thank her because we find very significant what she does...

Led by his destiny to America that he so much desired, seduced by its culture, a happy citizen of the world in a world in radical transformation, Ugo Stille, if one wishes to know him better, epitomizes emblematic paths, which became bitterly dramatic with the two wars and the dictatorships of the first half of the 20th century. He ran into them be...

di Piero Armenti   Lo scrittore Alessandro Baricco presenterà la versione tradotta del suo libro "I Barbari," curata da Rizzoli USA, presso Eataly, e sarà disponibile per autografi e interviste, o semplicemente chiacchiere con i fan, dalle 14 alle 16.   Baricco è uno degli scrittori italiani di maggior successo, amato dal pubblico, vi...

You are cordially invited to attend a presentation by Prof. Louis J. Gesualdi, who will be discussing his book The Italian/American Experience: A Collection of Writings, at the Italian American Museum on Thursday, March 20.   The Italian/American Experience: A Collection of Writings represents a meaningful beginning to inform Italian America...

Italian American Writers Association Literary Reading (www.iawa.net). Since 1991, IAWA has given voice to writers through its literary series every second Saturday of the month. IAWA East is held even months at Sidewalk Café and IAWA West continues at Cornelia Street Café on odd months.   WHEN: Saturday, November 8, 5:45-7:45 pm WHERE: Corn...

L'Agenzia ICE, in collaborazione con l'Associazione Italiana Editori, organizza la partecipazione ufficiale italiana al "BookExpo America", la più importante manifestazione internazionale del settore editoriale per il mercato dei diritti negli Stati Uniti. All'edizione 2012, cui erano presenti oltre 1300 editori provenienti da 26 Paesi di tutto il...