Books

October 16, 1943, Eight Jews

        Giacomo Debenedetti, October 16, 1943: Eight Jews, University of Notre Dame Press, 2001 Debenedetti (1901-1967), one of Italy’s most influential literary critics, editors and literature professors,…

Marriage Rituals Italian Style

        Roni Weinstein, Marriage Rituals Italian Style, Brill Academic Publishers, 2003 Marriage Rituals Italian Style: A Historical Anthropological Perspective on Early Modern Italian Jews is the first…

The Garden of the Finzi-Continis

        Giorgio Bassani, The Garden of the Finzi-Continis, Everyman’s Library, 2005 “The Garden of the Finzi-Continis is first and foremost a love story and on quite a different…

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In Praise of Imperfection

Rita Levi Montalcini, In Praise of Imperfection: My Life and Work, Sloan Catering Foundation Science Series, 1988 “This memoir, by one of the world’s most prominent scientific investigators of the…