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  • Art & Culture
    Luca Delbello(January 19, 2012)
    A new book collects several essays, coming from the Italian and the Italian American academic world, in order for a greater understanding of the mafia phenomenon as seen through the eyes of cinema and literature
  • Most Italian-Italians, the ones from Italy, that is, always seem to be curious as to how we Italian-Americans are perceived by others in America. With all the news they’ve heard of Italian stereotypes in America, like the ones put forward in “The Godfather,” “The Sopranos,” “Mafia Wars,” and “The Jersey Shore,” I understand what they expect.
  • Life & People
    Marina Melchionda(February 01, 2010)
    Interview with Michele Scicolone, an Italian-American very successful cookbook writer, and i-Italy's Food and Wine Editor. Discover more about her latest book "The Italian Slow Cooker", her life with her family in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, and her love for Italy and the country's culinary traditions!
  • Mafia Man, constructed by non-Italians, was refined by Italian American writers and filmmakers, and then imitated ad nauseum. But what’s stronger the facts or the fiction about Italian/American gangsters?