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December 2018

Stefano Salimbeni & The Good Italians

December 14, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
I AM Books, 189 North Street
Boston, MA 02113 United States
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A celebration of Italian songs.

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January 2019

Louise DeSalvo: An Evening of Books and Memories

January 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
I AM Books, 189 North Street
Boston, MA 02113 United States

Celebrating the Literary Work and Legacy of Louise DeSalvo. With the following guests: Mary Cappello, author of Night Bloom and Life Breaks in: A Mood Almanack Nancy Caronia (coeditor of Personal Effects: Essays on Memoir, Teaching, and Culture in the Work of Louise DeSalvo) Peter Covino, author of Cut Off the Ears of Winter and The Right Place to Jump Edvige Giunta, coeditor of Personal Effects and, with Louise DeSalvo, The Milk of Almonds: Italian American Women Writers on Food…

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Leonardo Luccone – Remembering Boston’s Great Molasses Flood

January 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
I AM Books, 189 North Street
Boston, MA 02113 United States

Sugary-sweet molasses turned deadly on January 15, 1919, when a holding tank burst and sent 2.3 million gallons of the sticky liquid sweeping through the streets of Boston. The source of what became known as the “Great Molasses Flood” was a 50-foot-tall steel holding tank located on Commercial Street in Boston’s North End. Its sugary-sweet contents were the property of United States Industrial Alcohol, which took regular shipments of molasses from the Caribbean and used them to produce alcohol for…

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I Piccoli Lettori

January 19 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
I AM Books, 189 North Street
Boston, MA 02113 United States
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Join I AM Books for its Italian reading group for little ones! Children (0-4) and their parents will engage in multiple readings and games for a fun morning of Italian language and learning.

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Italian American Writers Assoc. – Literary Reading and Open Mic

January 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
I AM Books, 189 North Street
Boston, MA 02113 United States
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FEATURING KATHY CURTO AND DANIELLE JONES Danielle Jones is a poet and assistant director of the Writers House at Merrimack College. She is the recipient of the 2014 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer's Award. Italian-American (on her mother's side), she lived in Abruzzo where she became a licensed interpreter. Kathy Curto is the author of Not for Nothing-Glimpses into a Jersey Girlhood. She teaches at The Writing Institute/Sarah Lawrence College and Montclair State University and also serves on the faculty of…

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February 2019

I Piccoli Lettori

February 2 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
I AM Books, 189 North Street
Boston, MA 02113 United States
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Join I AM Books for its Italian reading group for little ones! Children (0-4) and their parents will engage in multiple readings and games for a fun morning of Italian language and learning.

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Italophile Book Club

February 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
I AM Books, 189 North Street
Boston, MA 02113 United States

We’ll be offering a taste of Italy through the words of native authors and books that dive into the rich culture of the Italian peninsula. This month, the book club will be discussing The Days of Abandonment by Elena Ferrante, a national bestseller that shocked and captivated its Italian public when first published.

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I Piccoli Lettori

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
I AM Books, 189 North Street
Boston, MA 02113 United States
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Join I AM Books for its Italian reading group for little ones! Children (0-4) and their parents will engage in multiple readings and games for a fun morning of Italian language and learning.

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Italian American Writers Association – Literary Reading and Open Mic

February 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
I AM Books, 189 North Street
Boston, MA 02113 United States

The Italian American Writers Association in Boston presents "A literary reading and open mic," beginning at 6 p.m. (sign ups at 5:45). Featured authors: Joey Nicoletti is the author of three poetry collections, most recently Thundersnow (Grandma Moses Press, 2017) and five chapbooks, including Capicola Slang (NightBallet Press, 2019). His Pushcart Prize-nominated work has appeared in The Rumpus, Ovunque Siamo, Aethlon, Voices in Italian Americana, and elsewhere. Joey teaches at SUNY Buffalo State College. Joseph Torra's books include: My Ground…

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March 2019

Dacia Maraini (Festa delle Donne)

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dante Alighieri Society of Massachusetts, 41 Hampshire Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States

Renowned Italian author Dacia Maraini will present her latest book "Corpo Felice" within the Festa delle Donne (International Women's Day) at the Dante Alighieri Society in Cambridge, Mass. This event will take place at the Dante Alighieri in Cambridge, Mass. I AM Books is a co-organizer of the event.

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