Thursday, February 27, 2014

March 2014 Newsletter


AIA-FVG / American Corner Trieste

MARCH 2014 NEWS

 

MARCH 

They say that March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb.  Let’s hope that winter weather will by-pass Trieste completely this year!  It’s Women’s History Month.  Girl’s Rule!

 

CLOSED FOR CARNEVALE

March 3-4-5, our administrative office will be closed and there will be no Library Services.  We follow the scholastic calendar of FVG.

Scuola Materna and Elementary classes WILL NOT be held on March 3,4,5. 

Middle School, High School and Adult Classes WILL be held as scheduled. 

 

SPRING COURSES – Starting the week of March 31st.  Our courses continue all year long.  

You can join our classes at any time, if we have space.  Participation in the previous session is not required.  Remember, when you pay with an IBAN, you have a 5% discount.  In the causale, specify the name of the student, name of class, day and time of the class.  Bring a copy of the IBAN in order to get your receipt.  Click here for the Details for the Spring Classes for Children and Teens and Classes for Adults.

 


We will still have openings for our Italian Class – Mondays from 6-8 pm.  Basic survival Italian.  Feel free to join in! Ti aspettiamo! A presto! (We’re waiting for you! See you soon!)

 

RECEIPTS

Many students who paid with IBAN have not picked up their receipts.  Please come to our office on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday afternoons from 4-7pm to pick up your receipts.  Questions? Contact aiafrontdesk@gmail.com

 

AMERICAN FILM SERIES 2013/14

Our 33rd Annual English Language American Film Series will be shown at the Cinema dei Fabbri, Via dei Fabbri 2/A in Trieste.  Showings will be on Thursdays at 2, 4, 6:30 and 9 pm.    Here is the complete list of films for the 2013/14 season.  You can pick up your definitive Membership Cards in our Office.  Memberships are no longer sold at the Cinema. 

March 6thFlight (2013, 130 min.) Direted by Robert Zemeckis with Denzel Washington, John Goodman. 

March 20thBlue Jasmine (2013, 98 min.) Directed by Woody Allen, with Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin.

 

MADE FOR EACH OTHER–in our Multimedia Room, OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Mondays at 8:15 pm

Schedule change!  No Made for Each Other in March.  We’ll be back in April with the Bea Arthur Theme and in May with the Girl’s Best Friend theme. 

 

TUESDAY BOOK CLUB in our library 10 – 12 – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

This month we will meet on March 11th and March 25th.  The author of the month is Tim Parks, an Englishman living in Italy for 30 years, whose wry sense of humor about life in Italy have been widely enjoyed.  Contact us aia.fvg@gmail.com and we’ll get you a copy of the short stories that we’ll read. 

 

THURSDAY COFFEE BREAK in our library 10 – 12 – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

March 13th - Come and enjoy a cup of coffee and some great conversation in English!   

 

WOMEN’S CORNER LIBRARY BOOK DRIVE

MARCH is WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH.  We are proud to announce the launch of our very own Women's Corner Library. You can become a Women's Library Founder by donating a book that you believe should be a part of this special collection. The book can be new or gently used.  Give us your ideas for important books, DVDs and Women's Corner events.  Help us create a (literal and figurative) space for learning, sharing, mentoring, talking, writing, reading, and creating.  Monetary donations also welcome.  

 

FRIDAY AMERICAN EXPERIENCE in our Multi-Media Room at 6 p.m. – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Dedicated to WOMEN’S HISTORY

From the Female Factory workers in the Garment district to Annie Oakley.  March 21st – just for fun because we love green beer – St. Patrick’s Day

Mar. 14th –The Triangle Fire – The true story of the New York fire that inspired International Women’s Day

March 21st – St. Patrick’s Day in America – How St. Patrick’s Day became such an American Festival.

March 28 st – Annie Oakley – The legendary Western sharpshooter and her contradictory life as a Quaker and anti-suffragette. 

 

TGIF (Thank God It’s Friday)– Friday, March 21st, 7 – 9  pm

This month we’re going for American Comfort Food served at AIA FVG and prepared by the Trattoria Via Timeus 9:  Fried Chicken, Macaroni and Cheese, Caesar Salad.   For this member’s only (and their families) event, we ask you to reserve and prepay your €7 contribution per person in our office by March 20th.   TGIF is open to all ages so feel free to bring your children (12 and under no charge).  Remember that this is a BYOB evening.  Bring a bottle of wine, beer or whatever you wish to drink.  Cheers!

 

SATURDAY STORYTIME  - Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC with a Reservation

We’ll take a couple weeks of break for Carnival and be back in great style on March 15th and conclude this winter program on March 29th.  Lots of fun and no stress.  Please make a reservation at aia.fvg@gmail.com for your children so we know how many little ones to expect!  Remember, if the city closes schools because of bad weather, we will NOT hold Storytime that day. 

March 15th –  Pierre – Maurice Sendak

March 22nd –  Zog  – Julie Donaldson

March 29th – Grand Finale - In the Night Kitchen – Maurice Sendak

 

WELCOME HOME, STRANGER –always OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

A great group of newcomers from age 6 months to 80!  Helping newcomers live happily in Trieste!   Meet some new people, speak English.  Send an e-mail to the Google Hangout:  welcomehomestranger@gmail.com  and join the Welcome Home Stranger Facebook.   Join us.  Bring a Friend.  Make a Friend.  Be a Friend. 

March 20th,10-11:30 am –Share Support Celebrate–Anti-stress and relaxation in English with Melissa Wing.

March 27th,6 pm – Regular Welcome Home Stranger Meeting. Any newcomer or oldtimer is welcome! 

 

ENGLISH CHAT over COFFEE in Staranzano – Friday, March  7th from 10:15 am.  Open to the Public

At Compagnia delle Creme – Via Firenze 17, Staranzano (GO).  Some English conversation for our Monfalcone followers.  

 

MEMBERSHIP!

Membership is valid until October 2014! In addition to our American Cinema Series, we have a fantastic library with over 5000 books, up-to-date magazines and 1300 DVD’s, as well as the Children’s Corner Library and DVD collection.  Everything is available for check-out.  If you or your children take a course with us, you must become a member.   Your membership is also valid for Members-Only activities.   €25 for students, teachers and over age 65 and €35 for regular membership.  There is a form to be filled out.  Click here to download the membership form or pick it up directly in the office.  More questions? Check out our FAQ.

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Remember that we are a volunteer organization.  We are looking for people to work in the afternoons at the Front Desk, manage library checkouts and for a variety of roles.  Contact us!  We’ll keep you busy!

 

See you in 2014 at the Association!       

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Feb. 28th 6 pm - The final episode of African American Lives



Black History Month at American Corner Trieste FRIDAY AMERICAN EXPERIENCE in our Multi-Media Room at 6 p.m. - OPEN To the PUBLIC
African American Lives Series Join historian Henry Louis Gates for this fascinating exploration of the family histories of well-known African American celebrities. Famous participants include Oprah Winfrey, Tina Turner, Morgan Freeman and Maya Angelou. Prominent African Americans trace their family sagas down through US history and even back to Africa....
Feb. 14th - African American Lives (PBS 60 min) Listening to our Past

Feb. 21st- African American Lives (PBS 60 min) The Promise of Freedom

Feb. 28th - African American Lives (PBS 60 min) Beyond the Middle Passage

Book Club - Thursday Feb. 27th 10 am

BOOK CLUB – THURSDAY February 27th 10 am - OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

This week we'll meet with Karry Close, author of Dear Mr. Coupland and her new book for children  What color is your happy? 

Karry is an avid reader, an accomplished writer and also our AIA FVG teacher. 

Meet Karry and find out what inspires her. 

Next month, short stories by Tim Parks, British author living in Italy for over 30 years with a very wry sense of humor. 



A few words about our courses

SPRING 2014 COURSES - Starting the Week of March 31st

First A Few Words About Our Courses.
We offer courses at all levels during the ENTIRE year (except August).   Regular courses generally last 10 weeks per session (Fall, Winter, Spring).  You can sign up for just one session, or you can continue all year long. 
Class sizes are small.  Our courses are generally practical and conversation oriented, but we also promote reading, listening and writing skills.  We always like to keep things fun and interesting.  You go to school or work all day long, so your English class should be a treat!  For questions about courses and/or levels, please call or stop in the office.

Anzitutto due parole sui nostri corsi.
Offriamo corsi a tutti i livelli durante TUTTO l’anno (tranne in agosto).  I corsi regolari durano 10 settimane per sessione (Autunno, Inverno, Primavera.  Ci si può iscrivere a solo un trimestre, oppure, volendo, continuare tutto l’anno.  I gruppi sono piccoli.  I nostri corsi sono indirizzati verso la conversazione, ma naturalmente promuoviamo anche le abilità di lettura, ascolto e scrittura.  Ci piace rendere le cose divertenti e leggeri.  Si va a scuola o si lavora  tutto il giorno, allora frequentare un corso (sia per lo studente, sia per l’insegnante) dovrebbe essere un piacere!  Per ulteriori informazioni riguardanti i corsi / livelli, telefonare allo 040 63 03 01 oppure al  349 8 66666 7 oppure mandaci un mail al aia.fvg@gmail.com


*Payment: 
Cash, check or IBAN - IT49A0200802290000005261887. (with IBAN bank transfer, there is a discount of 5%) .  Please specify in the Causale: name of course, student name, day and time of course).
Membership:  All participants must be members of the Associazione Italo Americana del FVG. Adult members:  €35, Students over 16, Teachers, Over 65: €25 Under 16 must have an adult member in the family.  Membership fees should be paid in cash in the office and you need to fill in the membership form. 

For more information on courses and payment: 349 8666667    or aia.fvg@gmail.com

*Pagamento: 
Contanti, assegno oppure via IBAN.  (Se pagate via IBAN verrà applicato lo sconto del 5%, IBAN IT49A0200802290000005261887, specificare:  Causale: Nome del Corso, Nome dello studente, Giorno e ora del corso.  
Quota Associativa:  Per partecipare ai corsi si deve essere iscritti all’ Associazione Italo Americana FVG. 

Per ragazzi sotto i 16 anni, un membro della famiglia deve essere iscritto. Per adulti, ogni partecipante deve iscriversi all’Associazione.Intero- adulto - €35, Ridotto (studenti, insegnanti, ³ 65 anni) - €25.  Vi preghiamo di pagare la quota in sede e di compilare il modulo d’iscrizione.

Spring Courses for Children and Teens - starting the week of March 31st

SPRING SESSION COURSES for CHILDREN, TEENS

Pre-School (Scuola Materna)
Start date: The Week of March 31st
Tuesdays 6:00-7:00pm   or  
Wednesdays 6:00-7:00pm   or  
Thursdays 5:00-6:00pm
Cost: euro 100*

Elementary (Scuola Elementare)
Start date: The Week of March 31st
Tuesdays 6-7:30pm  
Wednesdays 4:30-6pm   or   
Wednesdays 6-7:30pm   
Thursdays 4:30-6pm
Cost: euro 150*

Middle School (Scuola Media)
Start date:  The Week of March 31st
Thursdays 3:00- 5:00 pm
Total: 20 hours
Cost: euro 200* 

High School (Scuola Superiore)
Start date: The Week of March 31st
Thursdays 3:00-5:00pm   or  
Thursdays 5:30-7:30pm
Total: 20 hours
Cost: euro 200*

Courses for Native/Near-Native English-Speaking Children/Teens

Open to mother tongue English children/teens and/or  students with English-immersion schooling.
These courses focus on the specific needs of native speakers of English.
Elementary Advanced Reading for Native/Near-Native Speakers
Start date: The Week of March 31st
Wednesdays 4:30-6:00 pm
Total:  15 hours
Cost:  euro 150*

Spring Courses for Adults - Starting the week of March 31st

SPRING SESSION COURSES FOR ADULTS
Adult Beginners (never studied English):
Start date: The week of March 31st
Mondays 4:00-6:00pm 
Total: 20 hours
Cost: 260*

Adult Advanced Beginners (some English, want to start over and SPEAK):
Start date: The week of March 31st
Mondays 6:00-8:00pm 
Total: 20 hours
Cost: 260*

Adult Intermediate Conversation
Start date: The week of March 31st
Tuesdays 10:00-12:00    or    Tuesdays 6:00-8:00pm 
Total: 20 hours
Cost: 260*

Adult Advanced Conversation
Start date: The week of March 31st
Wednesdays 6:00pm-8:00pm 
Total: 20 hours
Cost: 260* 

Business at Lunch English for Adults – Intermediate Level
Start date: The week of March 31st
Mondays, Wednesdays 1:00-2:00pm                        
Total: 20 hours                                                                     
Cost: 260*     

Cambridge Business English Certificate Advanced (Cambridge BEC Vantage)
Upper Advanced / Intermediate Level
Start date: The week of March 31st
Thursdays 6-8pm                    
Total: 20 hours                                                                     
Cost: 260*     


Italian for Foreigners – Basic Survival Italian Conversation
Start Date: Continuing, You can start at any time.
Mondays: 6:00pm-8:00pm
Total: 20 hours
Cost: euro 260*


Monday, February 24, 2014

Carnevale - March 3-4-5

L’ufficio amministrativo rimarrà chiusa per Carnevale i giorni 3-4-5 marzo, come dal calendario scolastico FVG. (Non ci saranno servizi bibliotecari in questi giorni).

CORSI:

·     SCUOLA MATERNA e SCUOLA ELEMENTARE lezioni sospesi SOLTANTO il 3-4-5 marzo.

·     I corsi per SCUOLA MEDIA, LICEO ed ADULTI si svolgono NORMALMENTE.

·     Per lezioni individuali, parla con il tuo insegnante. 
BUON CARNEVALE!   Lo Staff

Our office will be closed for Carnival on March 3-4-5, as per the Scholastic Calendar of FVG.  (There will be no library services on these days). 

Classes:
·       Scuola Materna and Scuola Elementare will be suspended ONLY on March 3-4-5.

·       Scuola Media, Liceo and Adult classes will be held as planned.

·       For individual lessons, speak directly with your teacher. 


BUON CARNEVALE!   The Staff

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Saturday Storytime - Feb. 22, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.

A Squash and a Squeeze by Julia Donaldson at Saturday Storytime

Saturday, February 22, 2014, 10:30 - 11:30 am
American Corner Trieste / Associazione Italo Americana FVG - P. S. Antonio, 6 - Trieste

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Reservation requested - aia.fvg@gmail.com

A story read by our volunteer reader Elena along with a related activity, no stress, lots of fun!

Next stories:

Mar. 15 - Pierre
Mar. 22 - Zog
Mar. 29 - In the Night Kitchen

Monday, February 17, 2014

English Chat - For our Monfalcone Friends

Thursday, Feb. 20th at 6 pm.  Let's hope that it won't be a rainy day!  Wishful thinking...

Sunday, February 16, 2014

The ABC Song - February 15, 2014 at American Corner Trieste


Saturday Storytime Friends

If you missed Alligators All Around by Maurice Sendak, we are here to give you the highlights! 

Super Dario and his son Michael gave us a musical morning.  Here is the ABC Song, played and sung by the masters!  Here is the link to the photos too. 

Next Week February 22nd 10:30-11:30 am:  A Squash and A Squeeze by Julie Donaldson, with Super Elena as a guest reader.  Send an email to reserve for your little one:  aia.fvg@gmail.com

Welcome Home Stranger - Share Soothe Selebrate - Anti-stress and relaxation - OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Feb. 20th - 10-11:30 am
"Sss…" - SHARE SOOTHE SELEBRATE with Melissa Wayne . Get over the Winter Blues. Learn some relaxation and anti-stress techniques with Melissa Wing. Open to the Public. Yes, we know that... celebrate is written with a "C".


Don't forget TGIF for the whole family on Friday night!

Feb. 21st - 7 pm

TGIF - Food From Senegal. Come in by Thursday Feb. 20th and make your pre-paid reservation. €7 for adults and children 12 and under free. Bring your own drinks to share.

WELCOME HOME, STRANGER: Join us. Bring a Friend. Make a Friend. Be a Friend. A great group of newcomers from age 6 months to 80! Helping newcomers live happily in Trieste. Meet some new people, speak English. Send an e-mail to Sheila at the Google Hangout: welcomehomestranger@gmail.com and join the Welcome Home Stranger Facebook.

TGIF and WELCOME HOME STRANGER, Feb. 21st


YOLELE! - (Attention! in Senegal)
Our favorite evening of the month - TGIF and Welcome Home  Stranger!

Friday, February 21,2014 starting at 7 pm

At Associazione Italo Americana FVG / American Corner Trieste
P. S. Antonio 6 - Trieste

Featuring: Specialties of SENEGAL prepared by Iren of Curry Mix and her friends from Senegal.

It will be great! If you came for the Bangladesh evening in October, you remember how good it was! Iren and her friends will be cooking in our kitchen.

€7 Euro contribution per adult with at PREPAID RESERVATION by Thursday Feb. 20th
Children welcome - no charge age 12 and under
Bring your own Drinks to share
2013/14 MEMBERS ONLY (and their Spouses / Children)
WELCOME HOME STRANGER FRIENDS are welcome at this event even if they aren't members - Remember to Prepay and Reserve though!

Friday, February 14, 2014

Next Book Club Meeting / Thursday Feb. 27th 10-11 am

Come to Book Club on Thursday February 27th from 10-11 a.m. Karry Close is our featured author. 
 
Yes, the one and only Karry Close, our AIA FVG teacher. Did you know that she loves to read books as well as write them? She has written books for children and adults. 
 
You didn't read the book? Don't worry, just come and speak with Karry, or purchase a book on Amazon in paperback or Kindle format. Dear Mr. Coupland by Karolyn Close.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Alligators all Around at Saturday Storytime

Alligators All Around by Maurice Sendak at Saturday Storytime

Saturday, February 15, 2014, 10:30 - 11:30 am
American Corner Trieste / Associazione Italo Americana FVG - P. S. Antonio, 6 - Trieste

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Reservation requested - aia.fvg@gmail.com

A story read by our volunteer reader and musician Dario, a related activity, no stress, lots of fun!

Next stories:

Feb. 22 - A Squash and a Squeeze
Mar. 15 - Pierre
Mar. 22 - Zog
Mar. 29 - In the Night Kitchen

African American Lives - February 14, 21, 28, 2014 6 pm - OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


Black History Month at American Corner Trieste FRIDAY AMERICAN EXPERIENCE in our Multi-Media Room at 6 p.m. - OPEN To the PUBLIC
African American Lives Series Join historian Henry Louis Gates for this fascinating exploration of the family histories of well-known African American celebrities. Famous participants include Oprah Winfrey, Tina Turner, Morgan Freeman and Maya Angelou. Prominent African Americans trace their family sagas down through US history and even back to Africa....
Feb. 14th - African American Lives (PBS 60 min) Listening to our Past

Feb. 21st- African American Lives (PBS 60 min) The Promise of Freedom

Feb. 28th - African American Lives (PBS 60 min) Beyond the Middle Passage

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Library Lovers Month

February is Library Lovers Month. 

Come in and pick up your complimentary book mark (and perhaps a book!) 

Happy Valentine's Day to our library patrons!

Monday, February 10, 2014

Thursday Coffee Break - Feb. 13th from 10 am until 12 pm

Thursday Coffee Break at American Corner Trieste - P. S. Antonio Nuovo, 6 - Trieste

An opportunity to have a cup of coffee and some great conversation in English.
The Second Thursday of each month at American Corner Trieste.
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Perks of Being a Wall Flower at Cinema dei Fabbri - Feb. 13th, 2,4,6:30, 9 pm

The Perks of Being A Wallflower (Noi siamo infinito) - American Film Series in Original Version
Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 - 2, 4, 6:30 and 9 at Cinema dei Fabbri, via dei Fabbri 2/A - Trieste


 Summary:
Based on the novel written by Stephen Chbosky, this is about 15-year-old Charlie (Logan Lerman), an endearing and naive outsider, coping with first love (Emma Watson), the suicide of his best friend, and his own mental illness while struggling to find a group of people with whom he belongs. The introvert freshman is taken under the wings of two seniors, Sam and Patrick, who welcome him to the real world. 102 min.

Director: Stephen Chbosky

Writers: Stephen Chbosky (screenplay), Stephen Chbosky (book)

Stars: Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller

Members only... not a member yet? Become one - € 35 intero, € 25 ridotto (students over age 16, Teachers, 65 and over)
Membership at AIA FVG - P Sant'Antonio 6 Monday to Friday 4-7 pm or Tuesday and Thursday mornings 9-12.
Sorry, no single admittance tickets sold.
10 films, use of our fantastic library, invitations to member only events, the newsletter.

Sorry, we can no longer distribute final membership cards at the Cinema.  Come to the Office to pick yours up!


See you at the cinema or the association!

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Coming Up for Welcome Home Stranger

Hi Welcome Home Stranger friends!

We haven't forgotten you.  Here are a couple of appointments to put on your calendar - Hope all is well and that you have become at least a little accustomed to the food...and to the bora!!!!

ITALIAN CLASS - As far as the language is concerned...we are coming to the rescue!  Luisella, our Italian teacher at the AIA will be starting her course on February 10th (next Monday) from 6-8 pm.  The lesson will be once a week for 10 weeks and the total cost for a 20 hour course is Euro 260.
If you make a bank transfer there is a 5% discount - all banking details can be found directly at the AIA website (www.aia-fvg.blogspot.it). If you have any questions or wish to sign up, send an email to aiafrontdesk@gmail.com  To participate in our courses, you need to become a member (€25 for students, Teachers over 65 and €35 for regular membership).

MORNING ITALIAN COFFEE HOUR for Italian Learners - We are also organizing a morning Italian coffee hour once a month (or more often if we have volunteers) to complement the Italian course. This will be free and open to the public just like our English coffee hours but all conversation will be in Italian. It will be a fun and low-pressure way to practice.
So far Arianna has volunteered as a native speaker conversation facilitator and Devleena (one of us Strangers) to help host. Any takers and/or volunteers?  Look forward to seeing you soon!

PLUS...

Feb. 20th - 10-11:30 am "Sss…" Share, Soothe, Selebrate with Melissa Wayne in P. S. Antonio 6

Feb. 21st 7pm - TGIF with specialities from Senegal prepared by Curry Mix. Make a prepaid reservation.  €7 per adult (kids 12 and under are free)


Join us.  Bring a Friend.  Make a Friend.  Be a Friend.  A great group of newcomers from age 6 months to 80!  Helping newcomers live happily in Trieste.  Meet some new people, speak English (or learner's Italian).  Send an e-mail to Sheila at the  Google Hangout:  welcomehomestranger@gmail.com  and join the Welcome Home Stranger Facebook.  

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Half Nelson - Feb- 10th 8:15 pm

Made for Each Other - Half Nelson

Monday, Feb, 10th at 8:15 pm - OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

After last week's Breaking Bad, this week we have Half Nelson (film 2006) with Ryan Gosling.

A Junior High teacher forms a special bond with a student after she sees him buying drugs to support his habit.

Next "Couples"
Bea Arthur
March 10th - Maude (TV)
March 17th - Lovers and Other Strangers (film)

A Woman's Best Friend
March 18th - Will and Grace (TV)
March 25th - My Best Friend's Wedding (film)


Italian Class!

ITALIAN CLASS starts on Monday, February 10th from 6-8 pm

Basic Conversation and Survival Italian. 10 weeks, 20 hours, Euro 260.Contact us if you're interested! aia.fvg@gmail.com 349 8 66666 7 . 

Ti aspettiamo! (We're waiting for you!).

Black History Month




Book Club - Are you doing your reading?

TUESDAY BOOK CLUB – TUESDAY Feb. 11th and THURSDAY Feb. 27th – 10-11 am

Readers, How is it going?  Do you have your book?  Are you almost finished?

You're still in time.  Our first meeting will be February 11th from 10-12.  


Our first book will be Dear Mr. Coupland by our  very own teacher and volunteer Karry Close.  Send us an e-mail if you would like to participate aia.fvg@gmail.com.  Go ahead and get started reading!  Purchase your book directly at Amazon.it in Kindle or paperback format. 


How does it work?  We’ll read one book a month and meet the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month to discuss it.  


The first meeting – group discussion, the second encounter – a meeting with the author and announcement of the next book.  We have lots of local authors who write in English.