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The Tailor of Ulm
The Tailor of Ulm
Written by Lucio Magri, Translated by Patrick Camiller
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844676989
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The Tailor of Ulm
A History of Communism
Written by Lucio Magri
Translated by Patrick Camiller


Format: Hardcover, 444 pages
On Sale: October 24, 2011
Price: $59.95

Twenty years have passed since the Italian Communists’ last Congress in 1991, in which the death of their party was decreed. It was a deliberate death, accelerated by the desire for a “new beginning.” That new beginning never came, and the world lost an invaluable, complex political, organizational and theoretical heritage.

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Garibaldi
Garibaldi
Written by Ron Field, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
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ISBN: 9781849083218
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Garibaldi
The background, strategies, tactics and battlefield experiences of the greatest commanders of history
Written by Ron Field
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: June 21, 2011
Price: $18.95

This book looks closely at the life, military experiences and key battlefield exploits of Giuseppe Garibaldi. Born on July 4, 1807 in the city of Nice, the turning point in his life occurred in April 1833 when he met Giovanni Battista Cuneo, a member of the secret movement known as "Young... Read more >
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The Artist, the Philosopher, and the Warrior
The Artist, the Philosopher, and the Warrior
Written by Paul Strathern
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ISBN: 9780553386141
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The Artist, the Philosopher, and the Warrior
Da Vinci, Machiavelli, and Borgia and the World They Shaped
Written by Paul Strathern


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2011
Price: $18.00

Leonardo da Vinci, Niccolò Machiavelli, and Cesare Borgia—three iconic figures whose intersecting lives provide the basis for this astonishing work of narrative history. They could not have been more different, and they would meet only for a short time in 1502, but the events that transpired when they did would significantly... Read more >
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Venice
Venice
Written by Peter Ackroyd
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385531528
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Venice
Pure City
Written by Peter Ackroyd


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $37.50

Peter Ackroyd at his most magical and magisterial—a glittering, evocative, fascinating, story-filled portrait of Venice, the ultimate city.

The Venetians’ language and way of thinking set them aside from the rest of Italy. They are an island people, linked to the sea and to the tides rather than the land... Read more >
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Venice
Venice
Written by Peter Ackroyd
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Venice
Pure City
Written by Peter Ackroyd


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2010
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Peter Ackroyd at his most magical and magisterial -- a glittering, evocative, fascinating, story-filled portrait of Venice.

In this sumptuous vision of Venice, Peter Ackroyd turns his unparalleled skill at evoking place from London and the River Thames, to Italy and the city of myth, mystery and beauty, set like a jewel... Read more >
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Lidia's Italy
Lidia's Italy
Written by Lidia Matticchio Bastianich and Tanya Bastianich Manuali
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ISBN: 9780307767561
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Lidia's Italy

Written by Lidia Matticchio Bastianich and Tanya Bastianich Manuali


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: August 18, 2010
Price: $20.99

In this exciting new book the incomparable Lidia takes us on a gastronomic journey—from Piemonte to Puglia—exploring ten different regions that have informed her cooking and helped to make her the fabulous cook that she is today. In addition, her daughter Tanya, an art historian, guides us to some of the nearby... Read more >
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The Professor of Secrets
The Professor of Secrets
Written by William Eamon
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426206504
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The Professor of Secrets
Mystery, Medicine, and Alchemy in Renaissance Italy
Written by William Eamon


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: July 20, 2010
Price: $26.00

In the tradition of Galileo's Daughter and Brunelleschi's Dome, this exciting story illuminates the captivating world of the late Renaissance—in this case its plagues, remedies, and alchemy—through the life of Leonardo Fioravanti, a brilliant, remarkably forward-thinking, and utterly unconventional doctor. Fioravanti's marvelous cures and talent for self-aggrandizement earned him the adoration... Read more >
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Sicily
Three Thousand Years of Human History
Written by Sandra Benjamin


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: April 20, 2010
Price: $19.95

Tourists, armchair travelers, and historians will all delight in this fluid narrative that can be read straight through, dipped into over time, or used as a reference guide to each period in Sicily’s fascinating tale. Emigration of people from Sicily often overshadows the importance of the people who immigrated to the... Read more >
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Lidia Cooks from the Heart of Italy
Lidia Cooks from the Heart of Italy
Written by Lidia Matticchio Bastianich and Tanya Bastianich Manuali
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ISBN: 9780307273413
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Lidia Cooks from the Heart of Italy
A Feast of 175 Regional Recipes
Written by Lidia Matticchio Bastianich and Tanya Bastianich Manuali


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: October 20, 2009
Price: $20.99

In this inspiring new book, Lidia Bastianich awakens in us a new respect for food and for the people who produce it in the little-known parts of Italy that she explores. All of the recipes reflect the regions from which they spring, and in translating them to our home kitchens, Lidia... Read more >
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Lidia Cooks from the Heart of Italy
Lidia Cooks from the Heart of Italy
Written by Lidia Matticchio Bastianich and Tanya Bastianich Manuali
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307267511
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Lidia Cooks from the Heart of Italy
A Feast of 175 Regional Recipes
Written by Lidia Matticchio Bastianich and Tanya Bastianich Manuali


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: October 20, 2009
Price: $35.00

In this inspiring new book, Lidia Bastianich awakens in us a new respect for food and for the people who produce it in the little-known parts of Italy that she explores. All of the recipes reflect the regions from which they spring, and in translating them to our home kitchens, Lidia... Read more >
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Pushing Past the Night
Pushing Past the Night
Written by Mario Calabresi, Translated by Michael Moore
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ISBN: 9781590513002
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Pushing Past the Night
Coming to Terms With Italy's Terrorist Past
Written by Mario Calabresi
Translated by Michael Moore


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: October 6, 2009
Price: $12.95

December 15, 1969, was the most important day of Mario Calabresi's life, although he would not be born for another year. On that date, the anarchist Giuseppe Pinelli fell to his death from a window at the Milan police headquarters, where he was being questioned about his role in the Piazza... Read more >
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Pushing Past the Night
Coming to Terms with Italy's Terrorist Past
Written by Mario Calabresi
Translated by Michael Moore
Introduction by Roger Cohen


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: October 6, 2009
Price: $12.95

December 15, 1969, was the most important day of Mario Calabresi's life, although he would not be born for another year. On that date, the anarchist Giuseppe Pinelli fell to his death from a window at the Milan police headquarters, where he was being questioned about his role in the Piazza... Read more >
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The Montefeltro Conspiracy
The Montefeltro Conspiracy
Written by Marcello Simonetta
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ISBN: 9780385526807
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The Montefeltro Conspiracy
A Renaissance Mystery Decoded
Written by Marcello Simonetta


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2008
Price: $12.99

A brutal murder, a nefarious plot, a coded letter. After five hundred years, the most notorious mystery of the Renaissance is finally solved.

The Italian Renaissance is remembered as much for intrigue as it is for art, with papal politics and infighting among Italy’s many city-states providing the grist for Machiavelli’s... Read more >
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The Montefeltro Conspiracy
The Montefeltro Conspiracy
Written by Marcello Simonetta
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385524681
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The Montefeltro Conspiracy
A Renaissance Mystery Decoded
Written by Marcello Simonetta


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2008
Price: $26.00

A brutal murder, a nefarious plot, a coded letter. After five hundred years, the most notorious mystery of the Renaissance is finally solved.

The Italian Renaissance is remembered as much for intrigue as it is for art, with papal politics and infighting among Italy’s many city-states providing the grist for Machiavelli’s...

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Paradise of Cities
Paradise of Cities
Written by John Julius Norwich
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ISBN: 9780307427229
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Paradise of Cities
Venice in the Nineteenth Century
Written by John Julius Norwich


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

John Julius Norwich’s A History of Venice has been dubbed “indispensable” by none other than Jan Morris. Now, in his second book on the city once known as La Serenissima, Norwich advances the story in this elegant chronicle of a hundred years of Venice’s highs and lows, from its ignominious capture... Read more >
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Recon Scout
Recon Scout
Written by Fred H. Salter
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ISBN: 9780307416520
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Recon Scout
Story of World War II
Written by Fred H. Salter


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $7.99

HE LIVED ON THE ABYSS OF DEATH
AS A RECON SCOUT IN WORLD WAR II.

From Africa’s Sahara Desert, where he met Churchill, to the plains of Tunisia, where he served under Patton, Fred Salter executed daring nightly solo missions, risking his life to gather the vital intelligence the U.S. Army desperately needed... Read more >
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Sicily
Sicily
Written by Sandra Benjamin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781586421311
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Sicily
Three Thousand Years of Human History
Written by Sandra Benjamin


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $24.00

Tourists, armchair travelers, and historians will all delight in this fluid narrative that can be read straight through, dipped into over time, or used as a reference guide to each period in Sicily’s fascinating tale. Emigration of people from Sicily often overshadows the importance of the people who immigrated to the... Read more >
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Sprezzatura
Sprezzatura
Written by Peter D'Epiro and Mary Desmond Pinkowish
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ISBN: 9780307427922
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Sprezzatura
50 Ways Italian Genius Shaped the World
Written by Peter D'Epiro and Mary Desmond Pinkowish


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

A witty, erudite celebration of fifty great Italian cultural achievements that have significantly influenced Western civilization from the authors of What Are the Seven Wonders of the World?

“Sprezzatura,” or the art of effortless mastery, was coined in 1528 by Baldassare Castiglione in The Book of the Courtier. No one has demonstrated... Read more >
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A Venetian Affair
A Venetian Affair
Written by Andrea Di Robilant
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ISBN: 9780307424556
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A Venetian Affair
A True Tale of Forbidden Love in the 18th Century
Written by Andrea Di Robilant


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

In the waning days of Venice’s glory in the mid-1700s, Andrea Memmo was scion to one the city’s oldest patrician families. At the age of twenty-four he fell passionately in love with sixteen-year-old Giustiniana Wynne, the beautiful, illegitimate daughter of a Venetian mother and British father. Because of their dramatically different... Read more >
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Lidia's Italy
Lidia's Italy
Written by Lidia Matticchio Bastianich and Tanya Bastianich Manuali
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400040360
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Lidia's Italy
140 simple and delicious recipes from the ten places in Italy Lidia loves most
Written by Lidia Matticchio Bastianich and Tanya Bastianich Manuali


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $35.00

In this exciting new book the incomparable Lidia takes us on a gastronomic journey—from Piemonte to Puglia—exploring ten different regions that have informed her cooking and helped to make her the fabulous cook that she is today. In addition, her daughter Tanya, an art historian, guides us to some of the nearby... Read more >
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Silvio Berlusconi
Silvio Berlusconi
Written by Paul Ginsborg
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ISBN: 9781844675418
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Silvio Berlusconi
Television, Power and Patrimony
Written by Paul Ginsborg


Format: Trade Paperback, 195 pages
On Sale: November 17, 2005
Price: $17.95

Silvio Berlusconi, a self-made man with a taste for luxurious living, owner of a huge television empire and the politician who likened a German MEP to a Nazi concentration camp guard—small wonder that much of democratic Europe and America has responded with considerable dismay and disdain to his governance of Italy.

Paul... Read more >
Books for Burning
Books for Burning
Written by Antonio Negri, Edited by Timothy S. Murphy, Translated by Arianna Bove, Ed Emery and Francesca Novello
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844670345
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Books for Burning
Between Civil War and Democracy in 1970s Italy
Written by Antonio Negri
Edited by Timothy S. Murphy
Translated by Arianna Bove, Ed Emery and Francesca Novello


Format: Trade Paperback, 299 pages
On Sale: October 17, 2005
Price: $25.00

Long before Antonio Negri became famous around the world for his groundbreaking volume Empire, he was infamous across Europe for the incendiary writings contained in this book. Books for Burning consists of five pamphlets that Negri wrote between 1971 and 1977, which attempt to identify and draw lessons from new conditions... Read more >
German Airborne Divisions: Mediterranean Theatre 1942-45
German Airborne Divisions: Mediterranean Theatre 1942-45
Written by Bruce Quarrie
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781841768281
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German Airborne Divisions: Mediterranean Theatre 1942-45

Written by Bruce Quarrie


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: October 10, 2005
Price: $25.95

Following the battle for Crete in May 1941, Hitler refused to undertake any further large-scale airborne operations due to the high casualty rate. The Fallschirmjäger subsequently took up a new role as elite 'line' infantry, and they served in the Mediterranean from 1942 to 1945, taking part in the conflict in... Read more >
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Monte Cassino
Monte Cassino
Written by Matthew Parker
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400033751
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Monte Cassino
The Hardest Fought Battle of World War II
Written by Matthew Parker


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: May 10, 2005
Price: $17.00

Monte Cassino is the true story of one of the bitterest and bloodiest of the Allied struggles against the Nazi army. Long neglected by historians, the horrific conflict saw over 350,000 casualties, while the worst winter in Italian memory and official incompetence and backbiting only worsened the carnage and turmoil. Combining... Read more >
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A Venetian Affair
A Venetian Affair
Written by Andrea Di Robilant
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375726170
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A Venetian Affair
A True Tale of Forbidden Love in the 18th Century
Written by Andrea Di Robilant


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: April 12, 2005
Price: $15.95

In the waning days of Venice’s glory in the mid-1700s, Andrea Memmo was scion to one the city’s oldest patrician families. At the age of twenty-four he fell passionately in love with sixteen-year-old Giustiniana Wynne, the beautiful, illegitimate daughter of a Venetian mother and British father. Because of their dramatically different... Read more >
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