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Moscardino

Written by Enrico Pea
Translated by Ezra Pound


Format: eBook, 71 pages
On Sale: August 18, 2011
Price: $14.00

A small masterpiece, Pea’s lyrical autobiographical novel paints a fiery and intimate portrait of an old man through the bold brushstrokes of his grandson. The passions and tensions between the old eccentric and his brothers play themselves out in mythical sketches before a vivid backdrop of the hills of Lunigiana. Moscardino... Read more >
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Six Memos for the Next Millennium
Six Memos for the Next Millennium
Written by Italo Calvino
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ISBN: 9780307546111
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Six Memos for the Next Millennium

Written by Italo Calvino


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2009
Price: $9.99

Six Memos for the Millennium is a collection of five lectures Italo Calvino was about to deliver at the time of his death. Here is his legacy to us: the universal values he pinpoints become the watchwords for our appreciation of Calvino himself.

What should be cherished in literature? Calvino devotes one... Read more >
Hermit in Paris
Hermit in Paris
Written by Italo Calvino
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ISBN: 9780307426222
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Hermit in Paris
Autobiographical Writings
Written by Italo Calvino


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

From one of modern literature’s most captivating and elusive masters comes a posthumous volume of thoughtful, elegant, and quick-witted autobiographical writings, all previously unpublished in English. Here is Italo Calvino paying homage to his literary influences and tracing the evolution of his signature style. Here are his reminiscences of Italy’s antifascist... Read more >
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Our Roots Are Deep with Passion
Our Roots Are Deep with Passion
Written by Lee Gutkind and Joanna Clapps Herman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590512425
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Our Roots Are Deep with Passion

Written by Lee Gutkind and Joanna Clapps Herman


Format: Trade Paperback, 312 pages
On Sale: October 17, 2006
Price: $15.95

Thoughtful, poignant, and hilarious personal essays collected by the editors of Creative Nonfiction explore the meanings of Italian-American identity.

In the twenty-one nonfiction narratives collected in Our Roots Are Deep with Passion, established and emerging writers with family ties to Italy reflect on the ways that their lives have been accented... Read more >
Beatrice's Spell
Beatrice's Spell
Written by Belinda Jack
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590511633
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Beatrice's Spell

Written by Belinda Jack


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: October 17, 2005
Price: $24.95

A fascinating study of a Renaissance tragedy that has haunted artists and writers through the ages.

Beatrice Cenci was executed under papal decree in Rome in September of 1599. She was said to be sixteen, and hauntingly beautiful. Her crime was the murder of her father, a member of one of... Read more >
Moscardino
Moscardino
Written by Enrico Pea, Translated by Ezra Pound
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780974968032
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Moscardino

Written by Enrico Pea
Translated by Ezra Pound


Format: Trade Paperback, 71 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2004
Price: $14.00

A small masterpiece, Pea’s lyrical autobiographical novel paints a fiery and intimate portrait of an old man through the bold brushstrokes of his grandson. The passions and tensions between the old eccentric and his brothers play themselves out in mythical sketches before a vivid backdrop of the hills of Lunigiana. Moscardino... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Hermit in Paris
Hermit in Paris
Written by Italo Calvino
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375714269
Our Price: $15.00
 Quantity: 1 
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Hermit in Paris
Autobiographical Writings
Written by Italo Calvino


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2004
Price: $15.00

From one of modern literature’s most captivating and elusive masters comes a posthumous volume of thoughtful, elegant, and quick-witted autobiographical writings, all previously unpublished in English. Here is Italo Calvino paying homage to his literary influences and tracing the evolution of his signature style. Here are his reminiscences of Italy’s antifascist... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
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