- APRIL 2017 -
- Native Americans
- New York - New York
- On the road
- America America
- The beautiful West
- Italian American World
- Italian Monuments
in New York
- Let’s Eat Italian
- Apulian Americans
Fabulous tours in Puglia organized by Naonis Viaggi with the input of Bridge Puglia USA. Nature, history, art, outstanding local cuisine and so much else; the best of everything for discerning travelers seeking to discover the thousand faces of an extraordinary region. Customized tours are available on request March 2017
by Sergio D’Amaro In the interesting book by Grazia Galante,“La vadda de Stignane” e altri canti popolari di San Marco in Lamis, complete with musical transcription and CD, witnesses give their precious evidence of an almost bygone civilization March 2017
by Raffaele Nigro A book by Roberto Burano about the distinguished doctor from Grottaglie, reconstructs his life, closely tied to the history of the town’s magnificent ceramics January 2017
by Sergio D’Amaro In a book for the eightieth birthday of the intellectual Raffaele Cera, La memoria gioiosa (Joyful memory), the testimony of scholars and friends on his many interests and his untiring activity as a promoter of culture. The backdrop is his beloved birthplace, San Marco in Lamis. Introduction by Joseph Tusiani March 2017
by Sergio D’Amaro Brigands and Piemontese at Gioia del Colle after the annexation by the House of Savoy (1861) in Marco Cardetta’s latest novel. The pages written by the young author from Puglia steeped in evocative emotion and dramatic instinct January 2017
by Anna M. Conserva Amidst thinking back, weighing up, and worrying about the future, Sulla corsia degli 80, the latest book by Matteo Bonadies, is a song of praise for life and for the desire and possibility of living it intensely even at eighty November 2016
by Sergio D’Amaro Thirteen snaps by Michele Lariccia, collected in a splendid album, offer us an unusual perspective of this little town on the Gargano November 2016
by Alessandra Peluso It is to the “pearl of Salento” that Rocco Boccadamo has dedicated his recently published book, A Castro, con il cuore, a collection of stories which show, yet again, his unbreakable bond with the history and traditions of his land September 2016
by Michele Presutto An interesting book by Luigi Botta, Figli non tornate! (1915-1918), Aragno Editore, contains a collection of letters exchanged between the two sides of the Atlantic, shedding light on the dramas and hidden truths of the years of the Great War.
Many letters also from Puglia September 2016
by Sergio D’Amaro Recently published by Bompiani, In una casa un’altra casa trovo, the autobiography of Joseph Tusiani, edited by Raffaele Cera and Cosma Siani, in a new version, easy to read and incisive.
A new life amidst the skyscrapers of the mighty America, never losing sight of his beloved Gargano, where his life-story began July 2016
by Enrica Simonetti The death of Paola Clemente, a farm laborer who lost her life last July while working in the fields in conditions reminiscent of slavery, is the focus of a book by Enrica Simonetti, Morire come schiavi, la storia di Paola Clemente nell’inferno del caporalato (Dying like slaves, the story of Paola Clemente and the hell of the gangmasters) just published by Imprimatur Editore.
We are pleased to print an extract May 2016
by Michele Presutto In Sergio D’Amaro’s latest book it is an alarm clock, a book, a torch, an airplane that tell us about history and memories and also about daily life.
The poet and intellectual from Rodi Garganico creates a sort of Spoon River Anthology of lost and forgotten objects April 2016
by Olimpia Ruffo A precious book of photographs by the photographer Adriano Bacchella, from Turin, with a text by Franco Faggiani.
“The masserie are the symbol of Puglia” January 2016
by Alberto Sobrero The analysis of some expressions in the dialect of Salento revealing its stereotypes, beliefs and prejudices, with comments by prominent figures in Piero Manni’s readable collection, Mai pe iabbu. I vocaboli e le espressioni intraducibili del Salento (‘Mai pe iabbu’. Salento’s untranslatable words and expressions) November 2015
by Raffaele Nigro In the latest essay by Lino Patruno, Il meglio Sud (The best South) (Rubbettino), an in-depth analysis of the ills of the South but also the glimmer of light from positive projects in a South that works, thinks and holds its own October 2015
by Sergio D’Amaro In the latest book by Matteo Bonadies, Anyway. Venticinque anni dopo, the prolific author from Barletta takes another risk by revisiting his biography with passion and without reticence November 2015
by Anna M. Conserva Rosa Di Maggio’s precious little book has stories of women in a small village in the south of Italy. Feisty, intense, “real” women July 2015
by Anna M. Conserva The new adventure of Commander Colleoni in Franco Faggiani’s latest novel.
Splendid landscapes, a range of human types, and clues that dissolve like “soap bubbles” May 2015