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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,…

Writing as Freedom

        Sergio Parussa, Writing as Freedom, Writing as Testimony, Four Italian Writers and Judaism, Syracuse University Press,  2008 In Writing as Freedom, Writing as Testimony, Sergio Parussa…