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Calling all Italian teachers! Visit Accademia Italiana at ACTFL for a chance to win a course in Salerno!

Calling all Italian teachers! Visit Accademia Italiana at ACTFL for a chance to win a course in Salerno!

One lucky teacher will be offered a full scholarship to attend a Glottodidatic Course in the enchanting Italian seaside city of Salerno. To enter the raffle, visit Accademia Italiana’s booth #11078 at ACTFL (November 21-23). The winner will be chosen at 1pm on November 23, the last day of the Convention & Expo.   more

A comic strip character that teaches Italian? Yes, Dylan Dog does!

A comic strip character that teaches Italian? Yes, Dylan Dog does!

Come hear all about it at Edizioni Edilingua’s Booth #11080 at ACTFL (November 21-23) and at their workshop in Room 1, on Friday, November 21. Dylan Dog is part of Edilingua’s new series Imparare l’italiano con i fumetti (Learning Italian with comics), which selects texts to introduce adult and teenage students to the most famous Italian comics!   more

"Venice on a Plate...but What a Plate": What's Cooking with Enrica Rocca

"Venice on a Plate...but What a Plate": What's Cooking with Enrica Rocca

If jetting off to Venice, London or Cape Town for a cooking class with the vivacious "Cooking Countess" Enrica Rocca isn’t feasible for you at the moment, then don’t miss the chance to catch the native Venetian during her book tour. The author of "Venice on a Plate...but What a Plate" will host cooking demonstrations, cicchetti events, and book signings in cities throughout the US and Canada.   more

CORRAINI’S EXHIBIT “SFLOGLIARE STANZE” EXTENDED FOLLOWING RECORD ATTENDANCE

CORRAINI’S EXHIBIT “SFLOGLIARE STANZE” EXTENDED FOLLOWING RECORD ATTENDANCE

“Sfogliare stanze” (Leafing through rooms), an exhibit in Parma’s splendid Palazzo Pigorini chronicling Corraini Edizioni’s more than 40 years of artistic and editorial adventures, has been extended to January 13, 2015, following record attendance numbers since its opening on September 26. Originally slated to close this month, the exhibit uses the many rooms as if they were the pages of a book, or even better the chapters of a book.   more

Italy at the Frankfurt Book Fair

Italy at the Frankfurt Book Fair

The leading Italian publishers will present their latest works in both traditional print and multimedia at the Frankfurt Book Fair in Hall 5.1 B5, showcasing the latest titles on art, architecture, language, literature, archaeology, cooking, natural science, children's literature and illustrated books.   more

Top 10 best sellers in Italy the week of November 2-8, 2014

1. Morte in mare aperto e altre indagini del giovane Montalbano by Andrea Camilleri (Sellerio)

2. Il dio del deserto by Wilbur Smith (Longanesi)

3. L’ora d lezione by Massimo Recalcati (Einaudi)

4. Ciò che inferno non è by Alessandro D’Avenia (Mondadori)

5. Storia della bambina perduta by Elena Ferrante (E/O)

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Top 10 best sellers in Italy the week of October 26 – November 1, 2014

1. Morte in mare aperto e altre indagini del giovane Montalbano by Andrea Camilleri (Sellerio)

2. Ciò che inferno non è by Alessandro D’Avenia (Mondadori)

3. Il guardiano del faro by Camilla Läckberg (Marsilio)

4. I giorni dell’eternità by Ken Follett (Mondadori)

5. Il telefono senza fili by Marco Malvaldi (Sellerio)

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Top 10 best sellers in Italy the week of October 19-25, 2014

1. Morte in mare aperto e altre indagini del giovane Montalbano by Andrea Camilleri (Sellerio)

2. Il guardiano del faro by Camilla Läckberg (Marsilio)

3. Il telefono senza fili by Marco Malvaldi (Sellerio)

4. I giorni dell’eternità by Ken Follett (Mondadori)

5. Colpa delle stelle by John Green (Rizzoli)

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Top 10 best sellers in Italy the week of October 12-18, 2014

1. I giorni dell’eternità by Ken Follett (Mondadori)

2. Il telefono senza fili by Marco Malvaldi (Sellerio)

3. Il guardiano del faro by Camilla Läckberg (Marsilio)

4. Colpa delle stelle by John Green (Rizzoli)

5. Il cacciatore del buio by Donato Carrisi (Longanesi)

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