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Bestseller Rick Steve's Italy 2011

Looking for an Italy Guide? Try These Bestsellers

There is no shortage of Italy travel guide books. Indeed, there is such a huge number that trying to find a travel guide for Italy which will do the job is no easy task. Luckily though for Italy guide book hunters – either people thinking about visiting Italy this year, or thinking about updating that Italy travel guide dated 1985 which they found lying around the house, can visit Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk, search and see what’s popular on the Italy travel guide front, and then look at the comments.

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A List of Books on Italian Design Chosen by a Designer

If Italian design fascinates, intrigues or even inspires you, then you might like to extend your Italian design library. The trouble is the choice of books is vast. Well, Paolo Feroleto who writes about Italian design for BlogfromItaly.com has come up with a list of ten books on Italian design which are well worth investing in.

Eat,Pray,Love – Elizabeth Gilbert, 2007

Popular Italy Books

Ever wondered which books people read when they think about Italy? Well, one easy way to find out is to see what’s hot on Amazon. In this case, it’s Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk from which I’ve compiled a list of the best selling books on Italy. If you are stuck for Christmas present inspiration, then this post might be a gift to you.

Before you look at the complete list, try to guess which books on Italy people are buying. Some may surprise you, as the Italian connection is not always that obvious.

Never Trust a Thin Cook by Eric Dregni

Not sure where person from the University of Minnesota Press got hold of my name and email address, but I’m glad they did, and Fedexed me in double quick time and advanced reading copy of a new book all about life in Modena in sunny Italy.

Gomorrah – The Book and the Film

Roberto Saviano’s almost surreal book about the Italian cammorra mafia has been made into a film. I’ve seen the film, and I’m reading the book.

Books on Italy

Rooting around on Amazon trying to find Italian things to add to mention on this site has been proving to be an interesting exercise. I’ve

Il segreto dell’acqua fallata – a book

One of the things I did this summer was read several books, but by far the most interesting happened to be by an Italian called Guido Rosti Cesari. This writer, who has also written a number of technical publications, and works, I believe in the water industry, could not find a publisher here in Italy and so decided to publish his book himself. I, for one, am very glad he did for his book is a gem.