On Finding Islands of Beauty in the Eternal City

What follows is a set of vignettes, or “islands,” from the recently published book Islands—New Islands (Fontanella Press, 2019), where they appear alongside archival photos from the American Academy in Rome. Written in Italian by Marco Lodoli, they were first published serially in the newspaper La Repubblica, then collected in Isole and Nuove Isole (Einaudi, 2010 […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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Finding Beauty in the Weeds: Becca Stevens

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Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Is Beautiful, Gritty, and Near-Unwatchable

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Small Is Beautiful: Micro Bookstores Find a Place

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David Morrissey to star in BBC2 adaptation of Miéville's The City & The City

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Lose the Clutter, Find the Spirit: Books on Finding Calm Through Getting Organized

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A psychologist finds herself at the poker table

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