Book List in Order: 4 titles

  • An expansive yet intimate story of desire, artistic ambition, and fidelity, set in the glamorous literary and film circles of 1950s Italy In July of 1953, at a glittering party thrown by Truman Capote in Portofino, Italy, Tennessee Williams and hi...


  • It’s been fifty years since Antonio Grasso married Maddalena and brought her to America. That was the last time she would see her parents, her sisters and brothers -- everything she knew and loved in the village of Santa Cecilia, Italy. She locked ...


  • In a 1953 Italian neighborhood in Delaware, Maddalena Grasso, her husband Antonio, and Guilio Fabbri live in the shadows of St. Anthony's Church, where their prayers are heard and fate and circumstances intervene to answer them in unforeseeable ways....


  • One of the few remaining men in the village of Santa Cecilia during the Second World War, Vito Leone falls in love with the beautiful daughter of the town's most powerful family despite their disapproval and seeks to prove himself when Germany seizes...