Donna Leon at the Grand Canal in Venice

My Venice and Other Essays

Opening the Door to a Private Venice–Donna Leon Writes about Living in Venice as an American By Dan Peltier Donna Leon’s wildly popular novels starring Venetian Comissario Guido Brunetti have been praised for their gripping narratives and beloved characters, but also for their incomparable insight into the politics and culture of Venice. One of the world’s…

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Venice: The Sea and Remembrance

Alibis, Essays on Elsewhere: An excerpt on Venice By Margaret Gaby André Aciman was born in Alexandria, Egypt and is the author of many fiction and nonfiction publications. He is the author of the Harvard Square, Eight White Nights, Call Me by Your Name, Out of Egypt, and False Papers. He is also editor of The…

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