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A mother’s recollections are richly and vividly re-imagined

By On December 1, 2021

By Al Kemp, Managing EditorLuisa Livorno Ramondo grew up enthralled by the stories her mother and father would share about their journey out of Torino, Italy, and their arrival in the East… Read More

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Father and son co-author a beguiling immigrant saga

By On August 29, 2021

Father-and-son authors John and Ben Resini wrote “Angelina” during the pandemic lockdown.… Read More

Children’s book “Let’s Eat Snails”
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Bridging the cultural divide is a job for the snails

By On March 1, 2021

By Al Kemp In the new children’s book “Let’s Eat Snails,” a young girl named Margie broadens her culinary horizons to include a curious garden creature with help from her friend Nina.… Read More

“Under the Light of the Italian Moon” by author Jennifer Anton
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Women’s plight in the time of Mussolini inspires novel

By On March 1, 2021

Italian-American Herald A historical novel that highlights stories of women under Mussolini’s fascist rule leading into the collapse of Italy and World War II is set for release on March 8, International… Read More

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Humorist’s debut novel ventures down a dark path

By On July 1, 2020

Italian-American Herald Local humorist Francesca Serritella ventures into the mystery/thriller genre with her debut novel, “Ghosts of Harvard,” which was published May 5. The novel concerns Cady, a Harvard freshman who becomes… Read More

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A compelling chronicle of Philadelphia Italians during WWI

By On November 13, 2019

By Charlie Sacchetti Richard N. Juliani’s “Little Italy in the Great War: Philadelphia’s Italians on the Battlefield and Home Front,” is an exhaustive account of how the city’s Italian immigrants were affected… Read More

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They write because the spirit moves them

By On August 16, 2016

By Barbara Ann Zippi, Ciao Bella Living Italian Style They sell out most every appearance across the country and worldwide, especially here in the Delaware Valley, and both are Italian Americans from… Read More

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C. David Heymann’s ‘Joe and Marilyn: Legends in Love’

By On May 13, 2015

Before there was Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, or Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, in an age before cellphones, Instagram, texting and tweeting, there was Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe. Excerpt: “Marilyn,”… Read More