BOOK SPOTLIGHT TOUR: Made in Italy: A Shopper’s Guide to Italy’s Best Artisanal Traditions, from Murano Glass to Ceramics, Jewelry, Leather Goods, and More by Laura Morelli
MADE IN ITALY takes you on a complete tour of the dazzling artisanal legacy of Italy, uncovering off-the-beaten-path destinations and one-of-a-kind, hidden workshops where everything from leather bags to gilded frames are turned out completely by hand,
piece by piece.
Join us for this tour from Feb 11 to March 8, 2019!
Book Title: Made in Italy by Laura Morelli
Category: Adult Non-fiction, 161 pages
Genre: Travel, History, Art
Publisher: Authentic Arts Publishing
Release date: Jan, 2019
Tour dates: Feb 11 to March 8, 2019
Content Rating: G
Richly painted maiolica ceramics from Tuscany. Supple Florentine leather. The cameos of Naples and the Amalfi Coast. Parmigiano-Reggiano, the king of cheeses. Jaw-dropping glass from the island of Murano.
MADE IN ITALY takes you on a complete tour of the dazzling artisanal legacy of Italy, uncovering off-the-beaten-path destinations and one-of-a-kind, hidden workshops where everything from leather bags to gilded frames are turned out completely by hand, piece by piece.
This book includes instructions for getting a free copy of the companion guide, ARTISANS OF ITALY, with complete, continually updated listings of Laura's personally recommended shops and artisans across Italy.
Laura Morelli, art historian and trusted guide in the world of cultural travel and authentic shopping, leads you behind the tourist traps to discover some of Italy's most traditional arts.
Laura holds a Ph.D. in art history from Yale University and shares how, what, and where to buy; hints on recognizing quality and authenticity; and tips for bringing home the artisanal treasures of Italy in your suitcase.
Meet the Author:
LAURA MORELLI holds a Ph.D. in art history from Yale University, has taught college students in the U.S. and in Italy, and currently produces art history lessons for TED-Ed. She authored a column for National Geographic Traveler called “The Genuine Article” and has contributed pieces about art and authentic travel to CNN Radio, The Frommers Travel Show, and in USA TODAY, Departures, and other media.
Laura is the author of the Authentic Arts guidebook series that includes the popular book Made in Italy. Her fiction brings the stories of art history to life. Her debut novel, The Gondola Maker, won an IPPY for Best Historical Fiction and a Benjamin Franklin Award.
Connect with the Author: Website ~ Twitter ~ Facebook ~ Instagram
BOOK SPOTLIGHT TOUR SCHEDULE:
Feb 11 - Library of Clean Reads - tour kick-off / giveaway
Feb 12 - Working Mommy Journal - book spotlight / giveaway
Feb 13 - eBook Addicts - book spotlight / giveaway
Feb 14 - Rockin' Book Reviews - book spotlight / giveaway
Feb 15 - 30-something Travel - book spotlight / giveaway
Feb 15 - Teresa Edmond-Sargeant - book spotlight
Feb 18 - Laura's Interests - book spotlight / giveaway
Feb 19 - A Mama's Corner of the World - book spotlight / giveaway
Feb 20 - Fantastic Feathers - book spotlight / giveaway
Feb 22 - Essentially Italian - review / giveaway
Feb 22 - Amy's Booket List - book spotlight / giveaway
Feb 25 - Splashes Into Books - book spotlight / giveaway
Feb 26 - #redhead.with.book - book spotlight / giveaway
Feb 27 - Seaside Book Nook - book spotlight / giveaway
Feb 28 - Locks, Hooks and Books - book spotlight / giveaway
March 4 - Celticlady's Reviews - book spotlight / giveaway
March 5 - Monica Cesarato - book spotlight / giveaway
March 5 - From the TBR Pile - book spotlight / giveaway
March 6 - Sefina Hawke's Books - book spotlight
March 7 - Paulette's Papers - book spotlight / giveaway
March 8 - Books for Books - book spotlight
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