Author Explores Hearts and Minds of Italians

In La Bella Figura: A Field Guide to the
Italian Mind
, his second book after “Ciao America!” Beppe Severgnini takes his
readers on a “tour” of the places where everyday
Italian life can be most acutely observed
and distilled: the airport, the highway, the bedroom,
the piazza, the stadium and the beach,
among them.

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