Venice is a “contemplative paradox of stone and air.” The 1,500-year-old city is also extraordinarily fragile, for it was “built where no land ever existed
Monthly Archives: July 2017
One out of five young Italians are now classified as neither working, studying or in training programs — double the percentage of young NEETs in the rest of Europe.
Igiaba Scego is a strong, intense writer, and this reader admits difficulty in grasping her account of the horrid racism inflicted upon black Africans
Mid-summer Italy is sagra time, when even the smallest town enjoys celebrating itself and its local identity
The surprising and hitherto untold story of Evelina’s long life is a compelling drama that begins in the era of Lord Byron.