Book List in Order: 4 titles

  • Fiction. Italian American Studies. ... Ciabattari brims with brio in this fanciful, cannily humorous look at the jungles of darkest Manhattan. Twenty-one brief 'dreams' or vignettes introduce Rizzoli, a modern Everyman who tries to do his work, retai...


  • Fiction. Italian American Studies. In the second collection of vignettes featuring middle-aged New Yorker Rizzoli, Ciabattari skillfully captures the nature of dreams, using a mixture of reality and surrealism to reveal our common fears and desires.....


  • "Praise for Mark Ciabattari''s Rizzoli saga: """"With unerring irony, Ciabattari paints a shimmering, disorienting world in which the lines between dreams and reality are systematically skewed."" -Publishers Weekly"...