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...

I discovered Rebecca Serle just about two years ago when I read In Five Years. That book was an absolute delight, surprised the hell out of me as I read, and I still remember a lot of it to this day. I believed then that Ms. Serle had outdone herself with that story. I wasn’t totally wrong, although this latest release comes very, very close to pro...

When: Friday, April 08, 2022 From 6:00 pm To 7:00 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute in New York - What: Book presentation: "The Best Weapon for Peace: Maria Montessori, Education, and Children’s Rights" By Dr. Erica Moretti (Fashion Institute of Technology), The author in conversation with Dr. Silvia Carlorosi (Bronx Community College of the C...

There are two things you need to know about Nicola Orichuia. Though he was born in Italy to Italian parents, his dad’s globetrotting career gave him an international perspective. Still, he is thoroughly Italian, transmitting the love of his native land to his new home in America. Also, he loves to read and share knowledge. OK, that’s four things, b...

The inspiration for Ian MacAllen’s book came to him one night several years ago over a plate of veal Parmesan at the now-closed West Village restaurant Trattoria Spaghetto. “I knew they would look strangely at you if you ordered that in Italy,” says MacAllen, who has Italian ancestry. “But [veal Parmesan] was such a different food from what my wife...