Saturday June 2, 4pm - 6 pm EDT. I Am Books - 189 North St, Boston 02113. Double author event celebrating two Italian American communities. Anthony Riccio - From Italy to the North End. Taken together, the photographs in From Italy to the North End document the arc of the Italian American experience on both sides of the Atlantic. Stephanie Longo -...

“Tutto è nato dal desiderio di creare uno spazio culturale e di vendita di libri difficili da reperire a Boston e perfino online, come ad esempio la narrativa per bambini in italiano”, racconta a ilLibraio.it Nicola Orichuia, romano, residente negli Stati Uniti dal 2008. Nel 2012 ha fondato una rivista in italiano, Bostoniano, che lo ha portato a c...

JOIN US at I AM Books - 189 North St., Boston MA 02113. One of Italy's most prominent writers, Domenico Starnone, will visit I AM Books at 12:30 p.m. on April 25 for a signing of his new novel. Trick is a gripping, wry, brilliantly devised drama, “an extremely playful literary composition,” as Jhumpa Lahiri describes it in her introduction, about a...

Nicola, please share your story with us. How did you get to where you are today? There is an immigrant story behind I AM Books. I moved from Rome, Italy, to the United States in 2008. After two years in Chicago, where I started working for an Italian American magazine named Fra Noi, I moved to Boston. Soon after, I launched bostoniano.info, a websi...

Saturday, February 24, 6-8 PM EST. I Am Books - 189 North St, Boston 02113. The inspiring and irresistible true story of the women who broke barriers and finish-line ribbons in pursuit of Olympic Gold. When Betty Robinson assumed the starting position at the 1928 Olympic Games in Amsterdam, she was participating in what was only her fourth-ever org...

When: Saturday February 17 from 6pm to 8pm - Where: 189 North Street Boston, MA Featuring:  Lo Galluccio, poet, memoirist and vocal artist, served as Cambridge’s Poet Populist from 2013 to 2015.  Her published works are: Hot Rain (Ibbetson St. Press), Terrible Baubles (Propaganda Press) and a prose-poem memoir, Sarasota VII (Cervena Barva Press).  ...

Friday, December 8, 2017 - from 6 PM to 9 PM EST. I Am Books - 189 North St, Boston (MA) 02113. THE LOFRISCO FAMILY COOKBOOK, HOW JOSIE BROUGHT SICILY TO BROOKLYN by Anthony LoFrisco, is part cookbook, part memoir. The author, son of Sicilian immigrants in the early 1900s, shares not only his mother's time-tested simple and delicious recipes, but h...

With so much sad news in the world today, it’s easy to lose track of all the love and kindness that’s still out there. It was almost overwhelming how much of it was squeezed into one little bookstore for one glorious day. For three years in a row, I AM Books has had the honor and privilege of hosting Tomie dePaola, whose books have filled the lives...

Well, little bookstore, you have just turned two. It’s hard to grasp the notion of time inside the magical box that you are. You have grown so much in these two years. When you were a baby, and we all celebrated your birth on Oct. 29, 2015, you were so small, so lean. Looking back, I realize how frail you must have looked to anyone seeing you for t...

IAM Books - 189 North Street. Boston, MA 02113. Six Wednesdays, 6-7:30 pm. November 1, 8, 15, 29. December 6, 13. (no class Nov. 22). $250. Introduction to the Italian Mandolin Mandolin is Italy’s most iconic musical instrument. It’s best known as an accompaniment to Neapolitan song, or perhaps as featured in Vivaldi’s concertos — but the mandolin ...