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Italian 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
Italian FolktalesItalian Folktales by Italo Calvino. A must-have book for anyone with an imagination. Contains two hundred stories originating from all regions of Italy. ORDER
UnderworldUnderworld 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
Life is BeautifulLife 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
Bella 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
The ItaliansThe 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
The Los Angeles Watts TowersThe 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
Under 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. ORDER
501 Italian Verbs501 Italian Verbs by John Colnaeri, Vincent Luciani. You know the 101 Reasons, now learn the 501 verbs! An excellent reference. ORDER
Ferrari 1947-1997Ferrari 1947-1997 by Antonio Ghini. Enzo Ferrari was the grandfather of the sports car. This is his legacy. ORDER

Italian Complete CourseItalian 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

 

 

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