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Book Club

He who does not read, at 70 years old will have lived only one life. He who reads, will have lived 5000 years. They were there when Cain killed Abel, when Renzo married Lucia, when Leopardi admired infinity… Reading is a backward immortality. ~ Umberto Eco

Are you an avid reader and are you interested in Italian literature? Do you love reading and talking about it? Join the Italian Cultural Institute’s book club! We meet regularly sometimes in our library and sometimes online for informal and friendly conversations about the books we read. If you are interested, send a mail to
Advanced knowledge of Italian required.

In 2023 we met/will meet to talk about these books:

  • January 24 I leoni di Sicilia by Stefania Auci
  • April 27  Italiana by Giuseppe Catozzella
  • July 19 Riascimento privato by Maria Bellonci
  • September 19,  Come d’aria di Ada d’Adamo
  • Books we have read and discussed

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