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Jewish Studies in Venice

        Opens in Venice the International Center for Jewish Studies The shock of the Shoah has caused too many Jewish lives and cultures to be discovered after…

Piero Sraffa

        Alessandro Roncaglia, Piero Sraffa: His life, thought and cultural heritage, Routledge, 2000-2009 This is a lively, intellectual biography of a leading protagonist of 20th century culture…

This Has Happened

      Piera Sonnino (Ann Goldstein, translator), This Has Happened: An Italian Family in Auschwitz, Palgrave Macmillan, 2008 Five years after her return home from Auschwitz, Piera Sonnino found…

A Woman from Rome

        Lily Tuck, A Woman from Rome: Elsa Morante, Harper Collins, 2008 Elsa Morante was born in 1912 to an unconventional family of modest means. She grew…

The Jews in Mussolini’s Italy

        Michele Sarfatti, The Jews in Mussolini’s Italy – From Equality to Persecution, The University of Wisconsin, 2007 Often overshadowed by the persecution of Jews in Germany,…