CURZIO MALAPARTE: THE CRUELTY OF LITERATURE BOOK LAUNCH with Franco Baldasso at The Center for Italian Modern Art in Soho

24 SEPTEMBER 2019 / 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CIMA is thrilled to host a book launch and conversation with the author of “Curzio Malaparte: The cruelty of Literature,” Franco Baldasso and NYRB translator and novelist Jenny McPhee Curzio Malaparte is today at the center of an international debate reappraising his work as a key …

The Penguin Book of Italian Short Stories Event with Jhumpa Lahiri at The Center for Fiction this Friday

A celebration of the Penguin Book of Italian Short Stories with editor Jhumpa Lahiri and translators Ann Goldstein, Jenny McPhee, and Michael F. Moore. This will be fun! And fascinating. The stories are each intriguing and surprising and Jhumpa is so passionate about all things Italian, but especially the language and literary tradition. Plus The …

Refreshing A Mother’s Memory With Love, Read by Zoe Saldana–The Podcast from NYTimes Modern Love

  Wow. It was pretty incredible for me to hear this piece read brilliantly by Zoe Saldana. She is amazing. And so is Mom, still, two years later. Recently, she said to me, "I don't know who your parents are, but they did a really fine job." Yes they did. Brian Rea for The New …