Tag Archives: Europe/Italy

My Venice and Other Essays

by Donna Leon

“Leon . . . takes both loving and jaundiced looks at Italy and the United States, music, men and many other subjects in My…

Living in a Foreign Language

by Michael Tucker

“A satisfying look into the good life.” —Publishers Weekly

Italian Days

by Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

‘more than a sophisticated guide, Italian Days is an account of a deepening encounter, of the way a sensibility enters into a culture and…


by Donna Leon

From the bestselling novelist, a beautifully illustrated collection of original pieces on Venice’s famed gondolas, with an accompanying CD of barcarole songs.

Family Meals

by Michael Tucker

The follow-up to his celebrated memoir, Living in a Foreign Language, Michael Tucker’s Family Meals is a heartwarming book about family and the challenges…

Brunetti’s Venice

by Toni Sepeda

“Reading Leon has fueled a fantasy common to visitors in this secretive, surreally beautiful city: that somehow, despite your total lack of local credentials,…


by Lloyd Clark

“Highly readable, and of much interest to students of WWII history.” —Kirkus Reviews