Italy Reads

Italy Reads Past Editions

2017

Emily Dickinson 

Keynote Speaker: Former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins, with special guest ESA Astronaut Paolo Nespoli from ASI Mission VITA on the International Space Station

2016

The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

Keynote Speaker: Sarah Churchwell 

2015

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison 

Keynote Speaker: Alessandro Portelli

2014

A Farewell to Arms by Earnest Hemingway

Keynote Speaker: Silvia Ammary

2013

The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri 

Keynote Speaker: Jhumpa Lahiri

2012

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald -

Keynote Speaker: Sarah Churchwell

2011

The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers 

Keynote Speaker: Cathy Fussell

2010

Our Town by Thornton Wilder  

Keynote Speaker: Buck Herron

2009

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Keynote Speaker: Charles J. Shields