Books tagged: Italy
By Jill Downie
On the English Channel Island of Guernsey, Detective Inspector Ed Moretti and his new partner, Liz Falla, investigate vicious attacks on Epicure Films. The international production company is shooting a movie based on British bad-boy author Gilbert Ensor’s bestselling novel ... Read more
By Francesco Filippi
Translated by John Irving
Legend would have it that Mussolini put roofs over Italians? heads, developed the economy, had trains running on time, stood up for justice and against the mafia, protected the Jews from Nazi Germany, was a feminist, and put Italy on the map as a respected power. The founder ... Read more
Finalist, 2022 International Book Award for Fiction ? Short Story; Finalist, 2021 American Book Fest Best Book Award for Fiction ? Short Story.
The characters in Pigeon Soup & Other Stories are navigating relationships and grappling with issues of translocation, language and ... Read more
A Globe and Mail Fall 2019 Book to Watch
Whoever you are, you are sure to be a severe critic of Fascism, and you must feel the servile shame. But even you are responsible for your inaction. Do not seek to justify yourself with the illusion that there is nothing to be done. That ... Read more
Edited by Lorna Jane Harvey
An inspiring and timely collection of stories about migration, written from twenty women’s perspectives.
Somewhere is an inspiring collection of stories about migration. Written from twenty women’s perspectives, it brings a refreshing and uniting voice to this compelling ... Read more
Southwest of Italy is an ode to the deep value of the things that are out of our control—history, place, emotion, coincidence, the community of friendship. The title refers to one of the most apparent intents of the text, which is to trace the relationship between Sardinia ... Read more
By Maria McLean
An Italian Canadian woman recounts her annual summer trips with her husband to her ancestral village of Supino, Italy, in this heartwarming hybrid of travel guide and memoir. Written with humor and heart, it describes her process of adjusting to life in her father's hometown, ... Read more