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Margaret Mazzantini returns with her new book, "Twice Born," published by Penguin. - Photo by ©Marco Rossi

Twice Born: The Return of Margaret Mazzantini

After the great success of "Don't Move," Italian bestselling author Margaret Mazzantini returns to the United States with "Twice Born," a novel about peace, war, love and maternity.

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Half a Century of Magical Events at Lombardo’s

There is something magical about walking through the doors of Lombardo’s in Randolph. The joy and happiness of countless weddings and conferences has permeated this historic function facility’s walls, as has the spirit of its founder, the late Sal Lombardo.

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Mario Pirovano Brings Francis, Dario Fo to Boston Area

Mario Pirovano runs on an inexhaustable fuel called theater. During a recent tour stop in ...

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A Tribute to a Great Man

The following is a tribute to Mr. Domenico Conte, written by his son Frank Conte, ...

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  • Egypt, 5th–6th century CE
Wool on linen, 18 x 21 cm
Donald and Barbara Tellalian, 1982-02500

    Roman in the Provinces: Art on the Periphery of Empire

    Opening February 14, the Boston College exhibit presents a vast array of textiles, inscriptions, sculpture, glass, coins, and pottery from the 2nd–6th century to explore the lives and experiences of people living in the provinces through evidence gleaned from their material culture.

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Saltimbocca alla Romana (photo by Francesca Bruzzese)

Diving into ‘Secondi': Saltimbocca alla Romana

For my first six months in Rome I subsisted almost solely on pizza and pasta. ...

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Italian Fishing Tradition Lives on at Peter Zappa’s The Causeway in Gloucester

Discussing Italian food always proves to be quite a curious concept, as conversations tend to ...

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Bucatini all'Amatriciana (photo ©Francesca Bruzzese)

Discovering Bucatini all’Amatriciana

One of the best things about moving from Bologna to Rome was discovering a completely ...

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Pasta e fagioli (photo ©Francesca Bruzzese)

An Italian Winter Staple: Pasta e Fagioli

January has finally produced weather that warrants making the cozy and hearty dishes I so enjoy in the winter. Pasta e fagioli is probably the recipe I make most in this season.

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