La Dolce Vita University by Carla Gambescia

La Dolce Vita University

La Dolce Vita University (LDVU) is the perfect sampler for anyone curious about (or already in amore with) Italy and its remarkably rich cultural gifts, both past and present. True to its lighthearted name, La Dolce Vita “U” is all about pleasurable learning, or what we prefer to call “edu-tainment.” Its dozens of entertaining yet authoritative mini-essays on a wide assortment of intriguing topics encourage random dipping at the reader’...

Details La Dolce Vita University

TitleLa Dolce Vita University
Release DateMar 13th, 2018
PublisherTravelers' Tales

Reviews La Dolce Vita University

  • Randal White
    An absolutely wonderful book! The author has written a series of fascinating short essays about Italy. Divided into an "A to Z" format, these are tidbits you would never get in the run-of-the-mill tour guides or history books. It covers subjects ranging from Gelato to Venus's Navel. Loads of insights into the Italian food and drink you love, as well as fun historical tidbits. It's the kind of book that you can pick up and read a couple of the ent...