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Under the Tuscan Sun with Frances Mayes

Frances-Mayes

Frances Mayes is best known for her memoirs about life as an expatriate in Tuscany, including, of course, Under the Tuscan Sun, the wildly popular book that tells her story of buying and renovating an abandoned villa in the town of Cortona. After publishing six more books about Italy, among other work, Mayes is back with Under Magnolia, a new autobiography about her childhood in the American South. We caught up with her to talk about her love for Tuscany, her newest book and why she’s recently ventured into the world of wine. Of all the regions in Italy, why ...

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