Prof. Lawrence A Baldassaro's latest book, Tony Lazzeri: Yankees Legend and Baseball Pioneer, has been selected to receive the 2022 SABR (Society for American Baseball Research) Baseball Research Award. Baldassaro is a professor emeritus of Italian at the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, and a frequent contributor to SABR publications. Lazzeri...

Tuesday, April 19 at 7 p.m. — VIRTUAL — Phoenix Books and Vermont Italian Cultural Association present an evening with New York Times bestselling author, Adriana Trigiani. Trigiani will be joining us on Zoom to talk about her upcoming book which will be on sale on Tuesday, April 26. Registration is free and required to attend the stream viewing on...

With 20 titles to her credit, Adriana Trigiani is one of Italian America’s most profound and authentic voices. This week, she joins us to celebrate the launch of her latest book, “The Good Left Undone,” a generational story that will easily secure a place of honor in anyone’s Italian American book collection upon its release on April 26. Adriana te...

Monday, May 9, 2022 7:30 p.m. - Parkway Central Library (1901 Vine Street, between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway) Philadelphia, PA 19103. Cost: $15 or $32.00-Book with ticket. Buy tickets here. “A comedy writer with a heart of gold” (The New York Times), Adriana Trigiani is the bestselling author of 20 books of fiction and nonfiction that ha...

Thursday, April 21| 5:00PM |Zoom Event. Register Here. Organized by I AM Books. The Passenger: Rome Fully-illustrated, “The Passenger” collects the best new writing, photography, art and reportage from around the world. We are celebrating Rome’s birthday with this online conversation with authors Francesco Pacifico and Letizia Muratori, and The Pas...

I read Mario Puzo’s megahit, “The Godfather,” in the early 1970s, along with most of the world’s population. As a feminist and a first-generation Italian-American, I had been baffled by the minor role women played in the novel. I knew from firsthand experience what powerful players women were in the Italian family dynamic. “Women and children can a...

Lucia Campanella was born in the south of Italy, in Foggia in 1976. She graduated from the University of Bari in modern literature and in historical and social sciences. She has been teaching in lower secondary school since 2001. In 2019 she publishes her first book, La strada madre, with the publisher Montag. In 2021 the second novel, A perfect sk...

When: Friday, April 22, 2022 From 11:00 am To 12:00 pm - Organized by : UCLA Department of History in collaboration with : UCLA Center for European and Russian Studies and Italian Cultural Institute Los Angeles - Entrance : Free Dr. Diana Garvin will present her recently published book, Feeding Fascism: The Politics of Women's Food Work (University...

The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce South Central couldn’t be more thrilled to share the news: IACC partner and founder of the Southern Food and Beverage Museum in New Orleans, Liz Williams, has published a new cookery book this month, Nana’s Creole Italian Table (LSU Press 2022). Not only is Liz a leading authority on Italian-American cooking in...

Reading Elena Ferrante’s novel The Lost Daughter for the first time, Maggie Gyllenhaal, who would go on to adapt and direct it in a critically acclaimed, Oscar nominated film, said that Ferrante “was saying things out loud that I knew to be true, but I had never heard said out loud. And I found that both disturbing and comforting, and I thought, in...