This is not a definitive list of books on Italian
people, but it is a list of those we regard as the very best.
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Pride: 101 Reasons to be Proud You're Italian by
Federico and Stephen Moramarco. A interesting, lively
primer all things great about being Italian. ORDER
Italian 100, A Ranking of the Most Influential, Cultural,
Scientific, and Political Figures, Past and Present by
Stephen J. Spignesi. Also published by Carol Publishing,
this book offers further insight into the lives of many
Dimaggio: The Yankee Clipper. Packed
with photos of one of the greatest ballplayers that ever
Sinatra : An American Legend by
Nancy Sinatra (Introduction). This scrapbook compiled
by his daughter gives a, well, Frank portrait of
this great Italian-American singer's life. ORDER
Absorbent Mind by Maria Montessori.
A revolutionary teaching method and an essential book
for every parent. ORDER
Agony and the Ecstasy : A Biographical Novel of Michelangelo
by Irving Stone. If you want
to get inside the mind of one of the greatest artists
of all time, read this fascinating book. ORDER
Fo Plays: 1 by Dario Fo.
This controversial Italian playwright won the Nobel Prize.
Read some of his comedic masterpieces for yourself! ORDER
Garibaldi : by Jasper Ridley.One of the true heroes of the Italian nation, Garibaldi
himself led a remarkable life.ORDER
by Grazia Deledda. Deladda was the first Italian woman
to win the Nobel Prize for her writings. This work of
fiction is based on the author's own struggle to become
a writer. Inspirational reading for everyone. ORDER