Italy Reads

Italy Reads Past Editions

2018

Short Stories by Flannery O'Connor
Keynote Speaker: Fr. Mark Bosco

2017

Poems by 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