Gabriele D’Annunzio was a famous Italian poet, playwright and journalist. Mr. D’Annunzio was also a professional soldier, rising to the rank of General.
Pilgrim Days: From Vietnam to the SAS by Alastair MacKenzie is a memoir of the author who served in the special forces of several countries over his life. The book documents his life from serving in the New Zealand Army in Vietnam, to the SAS, South Africa, Oman, and finally as a private security agent.
Primo Levi (31 July, 1919 – 11 April, 1987) was an Italian chemist and writer books about his experiences as a Jewish man during World War II.
A travel book and guide to Italy, a country which they both love. Ms. Mayes is a renowned writer of such books as Under the Tuscan Sun and other bestsellers
The Blue Zones Kitchen: 100 Recipes to Live to 100 is a cook book / travel book which publishes recipes from the worlds Blue Zone locations around the world.
The Last Leonardo: The Secret Lives of the World’s Most Expensive Painting – a non-fiction book about da Vinci’s painting: Salvator Mundi, sold for $450 million
Luigi Pirandello (28 June, 1867 – 10 December, 1936) was a Nobel Prize winning novelist, poet, & writer who wrote over 50 plays from the island of Sicily, Italy
Leonardo da Vinci is more than a painter, engineer or weapon smith, and in this excellent biography Walter Isaacson tries to figure out this complex genius.
Niccolò Machiavelli (3 May, 1469 – 21 June 1527) was an Italian writer, playwright, poet, historian and diplomat, known for his groundbreaking book The Prince.
Lady Augusta Gregory (15 March, 1852 – 22 May, 1932) was a folklorist, drama writer and theater manager from Ireland. Described “the greatest living Irishwoman”