|Presentation of Etruria Storie e Segreti to be held in Rome|
Change of Date !! Due to President Obama's scheduled visit to Rome on March 27th we have changed the date for the upcoming presentation to be held in Rome at the prestigious Fondazione Besso in Largo Argentina.
Mark your calendars for Tuesday, March 25th at 5 p.m. and come to hear three distinguished scholars Francesca Ceci, Luca Pesante and Cristina Carosi discuss my latest book, in Italian ETRURIA Storie e Segreti.
|entrance of Fondazione Besso|
Since selling copies of the book at the Fondazione is not allowed, purchase your copy beforehand and bring it along to be signed by the author. Or pick up a copy at our exclusive distributor in Rome- the Anglo American bookshop on Via della Vite, near the Spanish Steps.
The easiest way to get your copy is to order the book directly and have it sent to your Italian address free of charge.
This week marks the beginning of the 4th year of life for 50yearsinItaly published weekly in the town of Vetralla, an hour north of Rome. We are proud to announce that the town has been chosen by ThazItalia to take part in an important tourism project backed by Terravision.
Now, more than ever, information and promotion of the area has become of vital importance, and Elegant Etruria, Etruria Editions and 50yearsinItaly are happy to be of service.
|audience at Vetralla's Library|
After 4 books in English and 20 years living in central Italy, I finally gave in to the insistence of Italian friends and published my first book in Italian about the area known as Etruria or Tuscia. Thanks to the help of a highly qualified team of collaborators, illustrators, photographers and translators, the book is enjoying a huge success.
|presentation in Vetralla|
Now the hard part of publicizing and distributing to the general public, especially those working in tourism and cultural fields, who need to know about the area’s unique past in order to protect and promote the territory on an international level.
|with Francesco Aliperti of Edizioni Archeoares|
Since the publication of Etruria Storie e Segreti there has been a whirlwind of activity and promotion and Edizioni Archeoares is helping me with the coordination.
Regardless of the pouring rain the book was presented at Vetralla’s library to a full house. Thanks to culture councilman Michele Vittori and Fulvio Ferri.
|With Francesca Ceci at Viterbo's Prefettura|
The next weekend we were guests of Archeotuscia in the prestigious hall of Viterbo’s Prefettura, again with a full house and lots of book sales. As archeologist Francesca Ceci of Rome’s Capitoline Museums introduced the book, the audience viewed the book trailer with music by Kay McCarthy and a panorama of the book’s many illustrations.
|Viterbo Archeotuscia presentation|
Yesterday, a sunny Saturday, we were at Libroteca bookshop in the center of Civita Castellana. Among the guests were Franco Giorgi, dean of the city’s ceramic artists and noted artisan Mastro Cencio, Vincenzo Dobbloni.
|with Mastro Cencio at Libroteca|
|Libroteca, Via Garibaldi, Civita Castellana|
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