Thursday March 3, 2022 — 7 p.m. EST. Zoom Webinar (Register Here). Join us in conversation with author and actress Marianne Leone (Jesse, Ma Speaks Up) and author Chris Castellani (Leading Men, All This Talk of Love) to discuss the many aspects of growing up as a first generation American in an Italian immigrant household. I AM Books in partnership...

Looking for the best things to do in North End, Boston? This guide to Boston’s Little Italy has got you covered! When you think of Boston, there are a few things that immediately come to mind — clam chowder, Sam Adams (the beer and the man), Boston Cream Pie, lobster rolls… you may not, however, think of Italian food. While Boston is primarily know...

New pop-up Koselig Posto — touting Italian roots and Norwegian vibes — is here to comfort chilly Bostonians with warm arancini. The business is currently popping up at local breweries and other venues. In Norwegian, the word koselig gets at roughly the same concept as the Danish idea of hygge (which had a moment in the United States a few years bac...

Proud Italian American Anthony Iapoce has joined the Boston Red Sox as senior hitting coordinator in their player development department. He was previously the hitting coach of the Rangers (2016-2018) and Cubs (2019-2021). Iapoce was also a special assistant to the GM in Chicago from 2013-2015, where he oversaw the organization’s minor league hitti...

Tuesday March 1, 2022 — 6 p.m. EST. Zoom Webinar (Register Here). Join us for a conversation with author Cristina De Stefano, celebrating the release of her book The Child is the Teacher – The Life of Maria Montessori. Moderated by Chiara Durazzini of I AM Books.  The series “Libriamo! From Italy with Books” is presented by I AM Books in collaborat...

Italian media company Gambero Rosso has announced the 2022 U.S. Tre Bicchieri tour will happen as scheduled in February. Kicking off on Wednesday, February 16 in Los Angeles, the tour will continue through Monday, February 28 with stops in San Francisco, Chicago, New York City and Boston, respectively.  “After carefully reviewing health and safety...

Thursday February 3, 2022 — 7 p.m. EST. Zoom Webinar (Register Here). I AM Books in partnership with NIAF presents “Our Voyage: Italian American Stories” — a 10-event series focusing on Italian American authors and literary themes. These one-hour conversations are free and open to the public, but registration for the Zoom event is required. After r...

From simple cured meat sandwiches at salumerie to seafood platters at upscale restaurants and literally everything in between, the North End’s Italian eateries serve some of the city’s finest foods. There’s dessert to be had, too—in fact, both locals and tourists alike queue outside of the neighborhood’s most popular Italian pastry shops for sweet...

The Italian American community deeply mourns the loss of one of its great pillars on Sunday, Jan. 16. Anthony Vincent Riccio’s great passion was chronicling the lives of the Italian immigrants who settled in Boston’s North End, as well as those who settled in New Haven. I met Anthony for the first time in 2018 at a joint signing at I Am Books in Bo...

Mark your calendars: Chef Lidia Bastianich is coming to Eataly Boston! Join us in our marketplace from 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 3rd, where Chef Lidia will be available for a meet & greet with pre-signed copies of her newest book: Lidia’s A Pot, A Pan, And a Bowl.  What better Valentine's Day gift to give to the chef in your life tha...