Jul 20, 2014 — Italian professor Joseph Luzzi's new memoir digs into the divisions in Italian society: north and south, poor and rich, and the question of his own complicated identity as an Italian American.
Oct 5, 2012 — The Shoemaker's Wife, a war romance inspired by Adriana Trigiani's own family, appears at No. 13.
Aug 20, 2009 — Former New York Times restaurant critic Frank Bruni has had a lifelong self-proclaimed obsession with food. Bruni talks about his memoir, Born Round, his struggle with overeating, and the eating disorders he has overcome.
Dec 9, 2008 — Carl Capotorto's family name translates as "twisted head," which, he says, "is no accident." In his new memoir, The Sopranos actor describes growing up Italian American and gay in the Bronx.
Nov 20, 2004 — In the fall of 2002, the late Mario Puzo's publisher held a contest to choose Puzo's successor. The winner was Mark Winegardner, who tells NPR's Scott Simon about the process of writing The Godfather Returns.