Pride: 101 Reasons to be Proud You're Italian by
Federico and Stephen Moramarco. Includes chapters on Italian
proverbs, Italian automobiles, Murano glass, and other
aspects of our rich cultural heritage. ORDER
Folktales by Italo Calvino.
A must-have book for anyone with an imagination. Contains
two hundred stories originating from all regions of Italy.
by Don DeLillo. This is DeLillo finest work of fiction
to date, chronicling momentous people and events of the
last half of the 20th century. Part of the novel deals
with growing up an Italian-American on Arthur Avenue in
the Bronx. ORDER
Is Beautiful/(LA Vita E Bella)
by Roberto Benigni, Vincenzo Cerami. Read the wonderful
script of this Academy Award winning film, about an Italian
Jewish father protecting his son from the Holocaust. Begnini
is one of the great comic geniuses of our time, and he
has created a masterpiece. ORDER
Tuscany: The Sweet Life in Italy by
Frances Mayes. The followup to her widely popular Under
the Tuscan Sun, Mayes returns with a warm, witty
look into the Italian lifestyle. ORDER
Italians by Luigi Barzini.
This no-holds-barred peek into the psyche of the Italian
is interesting, entertaining, and not without controversy.
Read it for yourself and see if you agree with his depiction
of Italian society. ORDER
Los Angeles Watts Towers (Conservation and Cultural Heritage)
by Bud Goldstone, Arloa Paquin
Goldstone. Simon Rodia singlehandedly built the largest
folk monument in the world. This lavishly illustrated
book goes into great detail about this beautiful work
of art. ORDER
the Tuscan Sun: At Home in Italy by
Frances Mayes. Mayes did something many of us dream about:
buying and renovating a house in Tuscany. Read all about
her trials and tribulations in this engrossing novel.
Italian Verbs by John Colnaeri,
Vincent Luciani. You know the 101 Reasons, now learn the
501 verbs! An excellent reference. ORDER
1947-1997 by Antonio Ghini.
Enzo Ferrari was the grandfather of the sports car. This
is his legacy. ORDER
Complete Course (Living Language Complete Courses. Compact
Disc Edition) by Living
Language. This 3 CD-set teaches you Italian in Italian,
so you listen and learn. ORDER