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Sharing: How to Support Venetian Businesses

Rita shared this with me. In these times as we, who are far away, want to help keep Venetian businesses alive, here is a real way to help. Buy a book or just make a donation to Damocle Bookstore, near … Continue reading

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Alticchiero Found Again

If you read my book A Beautiful Woman in Venice or A Venetian Affair by Andrea di Robilant or if you’re just a fan of Giustiniana Wynne, you may remember hearing about the villa named Altichiero, owned by Angelo Querini. Giustiniana was … Continue reading

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Send Me Your Cats

My friend Adriano just sent this link to a photography project that features the cats of Venice. Which of these cats is your favorite? Cats in Venice Here are a few of my Venetian cat photos from past years. Email … Continue reading

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The New Book Exists!

Last March (2016) my publisher in Venice, Supernova Edizioni,  published my new book, A Living Memory: Immortality for Sarra Copia Sulam. But I’ve never actually seen the finished book until today! Libreria Studium is carrying it. I finally got to … Continue reading

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Nexus

“Nexus: the central and most important point or place: The nexus of all this activity was the disco.” Isn’t that a great sample sentence? (Courtesy of my computer’s dictionary.) Nexus is also the name of the newsletter printed by my publisher, Supernova Edizione, in … Continue reading

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We Love Independent Bookstores!

Independent Bookstore Day was last Saturday, and I celebrated in a few ways! I started the day at Recycle Books in San Jose, to pick up a book my friends had recommended. The owner, Eric, also graciously agreed to carry … Continue reading

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Luisa Bergalli Gozzi

I was walking by the Linea d’Acqua bookstore when this caught my eye:   Okay, so it’s some old book. But one name jumped out at me. I was in Venice to study Italian but also to finish up some … Continue reading

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From the City of Water to the City of Cats

Next event–Los Gatos! My last book signing was in Venice a couple weeks ago, and this week I’ll be at Village House of Books in Los Gatos on Friday, March 7. http://villagehouseofbooks.com It’s a wonderful, new, independent bookstore in downtown … Continue reading

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You Had a Book Signing WHERE??

In Venice, of course! Yes, I hit the big time. I’ve done book promotion events in San Jose, Sacramento, San Francisco, and points in between. I’ve loved meeting people and telling stories and hearing stories. But it was something pretty … Continue reading

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Supporting Independent Bookstores

Now you can buy Seductive Venice at Bookshop Santa Cruz or through their online store: http://www.bookshopsantacruz.com/book/9780985097233 I love independent bookstores–they support local, independent authors by carrying our books when the chains won’t. So I’d like to support them by urging … Continue reading

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