Father & Daughter in Italia…

“[nothing] could make my Italy whole again…except the love that streamed like starlight from my rescued daughter, an explosion of life amid the stone and marble.”
–MY TWO ITALIES, p. 199IMG_4355

Celebration of Italian Cinema / Upstate Films in Rhinebeck!

Please join me for a “Celebration of Italian Cinema” at Upstate Films in Rhinebeck on Sunday 9/28 1:30pm – click here for details and tickets!

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From Calabria to the US: Life and Death of an Italian Dialect

My warmest thanks to Dianne Hales, author of the fascinating new book Mona Lisa, for sharing on her fantastic site my piece on the “life and death” of my family’s Calabrian dialect! [Read here]