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Leo Vadalà’s “Some Grief, Some Joy” Will Move The Reader. A Book Review By Tiziano Thomas Dossena (L’Idea Magazine)

Review by Tiziano Thomas Dossena Historical fiction is a literary genre in which the plot takes place in a setting located in the past. The term is commonly used as a synonym for the historical novel. An essential element of historical fiction is that it is … Continue reading

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An Italian Poet In Texas. Exclusive Interview With Victoria Surliuga [L’Idea Magazine]

Exclusive interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena Photo: © Victoria Surliuga Victoria Surliuga is Associate Professor of Italian Studies, Italian Program Coordinator and World Cinema Coordinator in the Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures at Texas Tech University. She has studied … Continue reading

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From Supermodel To Celebrity Chef And Successful Author. An Exclusive Interview With Maria Liberati [L’Idea Magazine]

Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena As a former international supermodel, Maria Liberati never dreamed that she would go from being a fashion diva to a domestic diva. Ironically, while jet-setting off to modeling assignments around the world, Maria became closer … Continue reading

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The Sirian Revelations Bring Hope To The World. An Exclusive Interview With Author And Clairvoyant Patricia Cori [L’Idea Magazine]

Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena for L’Idea Magazine She’s been dubbed a “real-life Indiana Jones” by fans and the media – an inspiring icon of truth and a living model of the adventurer within us all. Internationally acclaimed author Patricia Cori … Continue reading

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Gilda’s Promise To The Pope Starts A Life Of Achievements. Book Review Of Gilda, Promise Me

By Tiziano Thomas Dossena Gilda, Promise Me starts when she is 16 and meets the Pope… At his request, she makes a promise to learn Italian and never to forget her roots. All throughout the book, you can see how that … Continue reading

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“Pretender” Is Haunting In Our Political Environment… Exclusive Interview With Author Steve Piacente [L’IDEA Magazine]

Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena Steve Piacente I met Steve Piacente twice before, at the New York International Book Expo, and had a plan to interview him for our magazine, but our schedules tended to be intense and I missed … Continue reading

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2018 International Book Show In New York A Repeated Success [L’IDEA MAGAZINE]

  By Tiziano Thomas Dossena It was not the huge-size exhibit of the past years and there were some big publishing names missing, but overall the International Book Expo repeated itself as a successful show equally for the authors, the … Continue reading

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