The Two Gentlemen of Verona
One of Shakespeare’s first dramas, this is a classic comedy of courtship and rivalry. Includes commentary and authoritative notes, photographs, and scene-by-scene analysis. A Royal Shakespeare Company edition.
Medusa, An Aurelio Zen Mystery
In this ninth book in the thoroughly enjoyable Aurelio Zen series, our worldly detective investigates a mysterious corpse in a long-abandoned military tunnel in the Dolomites.
Blue Guide Italy Food Companion
This pocket guide to ordering, understanding and enjoying the best of Italian food can be used in preparation for a visit to Italy or as a handy reference while you're there.
Italy correspondent for The Economist Hooper explores Italy -- its baffling contradictions, unique character and contemporary culture -- in this illuminating portrait.
Romeo and Juliet
The Penguin Pelican edition of the classic tragedy, edited by Peter Holland.
111 Places in Verona and Lake Garda That You Must Not Miss
This "111 Places" guide to Verona and Lake Garda profiles so many strange and original places that it will surprise even loyal residents. Each hidden gem reveals the history and unique flavor of the Italian region.
Rough Guide Venice & the Veneto
This intelligent, comprehensive guide includes helpful travel details along with a good overview of history, culture and art.
Survival Kit for Overseas Living
With chapters on cultural baggage, stereotypes and common complaints of American expats, this intercultural classic is perfect for study abroad.
The Perfect House, A Journey with Renaissance Master Andrew Palladio
A professor of urban studies and popular author, Rybczynski is an enlightening guide to Palladio and his influence in Italy and abroad.
In Other Words
In this complex memoir, award-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri moves to Rome and immerses herself in Italian. Her dual-language book chronicles her courtship with the language, the Italian culture and the difficulties of linguistic exile.
Iceman: Uncovering the Life and Times of a Prehistoric Man Found in an Alpine Glacier
The complete story of the discovery of and controversy surrounding the frozen corpse of a prehistoric man found in the Tyrolian Alps.
This sparkling memoir by the British novelist captures the travails and delights of life in the Italian countryside. Montecchio, which Parks so indelibly sketches in this favorite book, is outside Verona.
A colorful, folded travel map to Verona, Italy.
Culture Smart! Italy
A concise, no-nonsense guide to Italian customs, etiquette and culture along with helpful travel advice.
La Bella Lingua
Inebriated with the sounds of Italian, lovesick for its phrases and enamored of its earthy idioms, Hales, "a sensible woman of sturdy Polish stock," dives into the Italian of the piazza, literature, movies and streets in this charming memoir.
The Art of Travel
A digressive riff on desire, happiness and how best to experience travel by the Proust scholar and philosopher Alain de Botton who asks: "What is the point of traveling?"
Italian, A Language Map
This durable, foldout card gives easy phonetic pronunciation for several hundred of the most commonly-needed words and phrases.
Compact Oxford Italian Dictionary
This hefty companion covers more than 90,000 words and phrases with helpful sections on grammar and culture to better prepare the traveler for a visit to Italy.
How to Eataly, A Guide to Buying, Cooking and Eating Italian Food
An all-inclusive compendium by the wildly popular food emporium Eataly whose contributors teach us how to cook as the Italians cook. Includes 100 recipes.