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Once again – free books in Barga Vecchia

Once again – free books in Barga Vecchia

for the second year running for just three days ..... so hurry hurry hurry

An extremely interesting event in Barga Vecchia over the next three days as Franco will be celebrating the upcoming San Cristoforo festa by giving away the books from his book stall situated outside Palazzo Pancrazi. Yes, free books but just for the next three days. As you can hear in the interview below recorded outside […]

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Free books in Barga Vecchia

Free books in Barga Vecchia

just for two days only so hurry hurry hurry

An extremely interesting event in Barga Vecchia over the next two days as Franco will be celebrating the upcoming San Cristoforo festa by giving away the books from his book stall situated outside Palazzo Pancrazi. Yes, free books but just for the next two days. As you can hear in the interview below recorded this […]

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Welcome to the Tuscan Dream – Anna Lord

Welcome to the Tuscan Dream – Anna Lord

Welcome to the Tuscan Dream is Anna Lord’s shocking eyewitness account of how according to her, a prosperous nation turned into a disaster.

Welcome to the Tuscan Dream – Italy’s Broken Heart. Anna Lord moved to Tuscany hoping it would be the safe place she dreamed of, where she could nurture her children and help them mature in the heart of the Mediterranean. Life turned out to be somewhat different and in Welcome to the Tuscan Dream she strips […]

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Two meetings – Barga Book Club

Two meetings – Barga Book Club

First, a late and contrite note on the book club meeting for March. Held on a rainy evening at the warm fragrant Tiglio farmhouse, furnished beautifully in contemporary elegance, of Helen Fentimen, we wined and dined sumptuously and discussed Daphne du Maurier’s  My Cousin Rachel. Did she or didn’t she? No one knows for sure. […]

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The Bat of Barga – new children’s book published

The Bat of Barga – new children’s book published

A new book has just been published on the internet with Barga at its very heart. The book entitled ‘The Bat of Barga ” was written by Barga resident Jenny Want and is according to the short description on the website  (here) – A lyrical and fascinating modern fairy tale of mystery and magic set […]

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Barga Book Club – Swimming Home by Deborah Levy

Barga Book Club – Swimming Home by Deborah Levy

The Book Club met on a cool mid fall evening in the elegant, warm and cozy kitchen of Krysia and Christopher Bell. While appetizing fragrances wafted from the oven we enjoyed appetizers and prosecco and caught up with the members whom we had not seen for several weeks and reflected on those who could not […]

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“The Man Who Loved China” – Barga book Club

“The Man Who Loved China” – Barga book Club

A warm early fall evening found a dozen or so members of the Barga Book Club enjoying a glass of wine or water, speaking quietly and watching the sun set slowly behind the Duomo.  As the air chilled we gradually retreated to the warm and softly lit interior of the home of Pietro and Marijke […]

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Laura Caldwell researching new book in Barga ?

Laura Caldwell researching new book in Barga ?

It would appear that the fascination of Barga  strikes once again as a recent visitor to the city  declared this morning in a fairly extensive interview which can be heard below,  that she has been smitten by Barga and its vibrant community. The successful writer Laura Caldwell was on a brief visit to the city […]

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Michela Marzano presenta il suo libro – “Volevo essere una farfalla”

Michela Marzano presenta il suo libro – “Volevo essere una farfalla”

Michela Marzano è una figura molto prestigiosa in Francia, dove insegna, e anche in Italia. Si è infatti laureata alla Normale di Pisa, dove ha anche conseguito un dottorato. E’ ritenuta una grande mente e una grande filosofa. Grazie all’organizzazione del professore Walter Tarabella, e della professoressa Bertelli, è stato possibile per il Liceo Giovanni […]

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Rosso Katmandu presentato a Torino

Rosso Katmandu presentato a Torino

Oggi, 21 marzo 2012, è stato presentato a Torino “Rosso Katmandu” il nuovo romanzo da Enzo Gaiotto. La storia si svolge quasi tutta nel Comune di Fosciandora, ma si muove anche tra Barga e Castelnuovo. Sul risvolto di copertina si legge: Dopo un incidente alle Poste della sua città, il postino Antonio viene trasferito in […]

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La venditrice di piccole cose e altri racconti – Patrizia Bartoli

La venditrice di piccole cose e altri racconti – Patrizia Bartoli

Una raccolta di dieci racconti ambientati in alcuni paesi della valle del Serchio e collocati a cavallo degli anni Cinquanta-Sessanta. Nei dieci raconti de “La venditrice di piccole cose” si respira aria di provincia, l’aria di quel piccolo mondo che vive nella valle del corso medio del Serchio in cui si muovono i protagonisti; Personaggi, […]

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Dr.Frame – book number 4 published this week

Dr.Frame – book number 4 published this week

The writer from Barga Vecchia know simply as, Dr.Frame has not been idle of late. His first two books , “77 Inferni”  and  “Il Salasso”were published by  Edizioni della Mirandola. The third  –  “3 fasi di un introspazio” was published in 2009 (article here) Now the fourth book to appear in front of his public, […]