Followers of Mafia will find this a book they can’t refuse

When we think Mafia literature many of us probably think of The Godfather by Mario Puzo, and the three popular movies based on the book.

But Robin Pickering-Iazzi, UWM professor of Italian and Comparative Literature, has a different perspective. In researching her new book, The Mafia in Italian Lives and Literature: Life Sentences and Their Geographies, she found a range of ideas about the Mafia in Italian literature and on the Internet. Read more here

And don’t miss Prof. Pickering-Iazzi reading from her book tonight at Boswell Books!