Find the perfect Italy books for the people on your gift list with these recommendations.
Discover 16th - 18th century Venice from gondolas and glassblowing to the world of Vivaldi, medicine, and courtesans in these 10 historical fiction books.
Read an interview with Melissa Muldoon’s about her book based on Artemisia Gentileschi, female Renaissance painter.
Read my review of All the Way to Italy, a novel about finding one’s roots on a return to Rome.
Let Susan Van Allen, author and Italy for women expert, help you experience the Dolce Vita with her books or on one of her Golden Weeks.
Explore Arezzo, its art, its medieval jousting festival, and its history in Waking Isabella, a novel set in Tuscany.
My review of an excellent guide book of World War II museums, monuments, and battlegrounds in Italy.
Be transported to 18th century Venice with Gregory Dowling’s mystery books, Ascension and the Four Horsemen starring Alivse Marangon.
Explore Rome with these books that go beyond the usual guidebooks from eating and visiting tips to life in the Eternal City.
Martha Miller’s memoirs of living in Trastevere, Rome come to life in Times New Roman: How We Quit Our Jobs, Gave Away Our Stuff & Moved to Italy