Search Results: "Piero Manno"


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Released: Dec. 15, 2011

"A compelling glimpse into modern American food and immigrant cultures."
Manno's debut is a memoir which chronicles his love of food and family and his restless search for purpose. Read full book review >

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FOOD by Piero Ventura
FOOD & COOKING
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"A series with much realized promise and all sorts of potential. (Nonfiction. 8+)"
Much anticipated additions to the series of books that track a particular phenomenon through its historic changes: Houses and Clothing have already appeared, to which are now added Food and Communication. Read full book review >

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MICHELANGELO'S WORLD by Piero Ventura
Released: March 15, 1989

In expansive, uncluttered format that accommodates two columns of text and a wealth of detailed illustrations, an artist who has been responsible for many books on cultural subjects embraces a figure who must be especially close to his heart. Read full book review >

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THE HILLS OF CHIANTI by Piero Antinori
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"A delightful celebration of an extraordinary Italian family's enduring love affair with wine."
The Antinori family has been producing wine in Tuscany since 1385. Gracefully capitalizing on his family's story, winemaker Antinori chronicles the unique business and personal relationships of this remarkable family enterprise. Read full book review >

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BLOCK 11 by Piero degli Antoni
Released: Oct. 16, 2012

"Not by any means as emotionally draining as Sophie's Choice, but highly effective on its own terms."
When three prisoners escape from Auschwitz, 10 others are selected for execution. Read full book review >

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MICKEY ROURKE AND THE BLUEBIRD OF HAPPINESS by W.S. Di Piero
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 17, 2017

"What a poet writes when he isn't writing poetry. Will appeal most to fellow poets and students of the form."
A poet's notebook reflections on poetry, prose, art, time, and death. Read full book review >

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SKIRTS AND SLACKS by W.S. Di Piero
Released: May 30, 2001

"Di Piero's poems cling tenaciously to the real and hold out for something more true; they scour the world to see past it."
Many of the lyrics in Di Piero's latest collection are sung from behind the wheel—"Doing seventy across the bridge" or "driving on pills and coffee." Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"A thorough account of an actual 'Renaissance man'—in every way."
Cultural historian Witham (Picasso and the Chess Player: Pablo Picasso, Marcel Duchamp and the Battle for the Soul of Modern Art, 2013, etc.) returns with a wide-ranging account of the life, work and legacy of Renaissance artist Piero della Francesca (1412-1492). Read full book review >