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Florence: Heart of the Renaissance
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10 Books to Inspire Your Next Trip to Italy
Here are our top 10—from suspense to travel memoir—that take place around the country. Buon divertimento! Learn about everyday Italian life and traditions in this humorous and interesting guide on Italian culture and how the other half lives! The plot of the scandalous romance thickens with political turmoil, guaranteeing an exciting read! Be transported to Florence with a great book. A traditional pizza margherita of Naples, just like the one Elizabeth Gilbert fell in love with. The book was later turned into a film starring Julia Roberts.
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Twenty years later, the writer of Under the Tuscan Sun is still besotted by Italy: her house, the tumbling geraniums, the people and the food—all lovingly documented in her best memoir yet. A Tuscany resident for 30 years, Elon presents recipes from a hand-picked selection of favorite restaurants in this charming cookbook and travel guide.
Novelist, broadcaster and critic Sarah Dunant is the author of eight novels. Guardian review of The Birth of Venus. Landucci owned an apothecary's opposite the Strozzi palace in Florence at the end of the 15th century and he lived through it all: from the opening of Ghirlandaio's great frescoes in Santa Maria Novella apprentice: Michelangelo through the death of Lorenzo the Magnificent to the rule of the fundamentalist monk Savonarola. What for us is history, for him was life. The job of the night police in 15th century Florence was to poke their noses into dark alleys to root out sin.