His Wheels Keep on Turning: Sicily’s Last Donkey Cart Painter (August 2015)

This article originally appeared in the August 2015 issue of Dream of Italy. Updated 2018. Imagine a culture without books, newspapers, or text-based signs. How would you remember important dates in history, learn about current events, or know whom to call when for the best groceries? In Sicily for hundreds of years, most of the population was illiterate—just like most of the population…

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