Location/Culture Reports


Movies that have been filmed in Sicily include The Godfather, The Godfather II, The Godfather III, Maurice, Mighty Aphrodite, Ocean's Twelve, Il Postino, Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith and The Talented Mr. Ripley.

Books written about Sicily include Sicily, An Informal History, Peter Sammartino; A Vittorini Omnibus: In Sicily and other Novels and Conversations in Sicily, Elio Vittorini; Sometimes the Soul, Two Novellas of Sicily, Gioia Timpanelli; Sweet Sicily, The Story of An Island and her Pastries, Victoria Granof; In Sicily, Norman Lewis; Little Novels of Sicily and Cavalleria Rusticana and Other Stories, Girvanni Verga; The Bears' Famous Invasion of Sicily, Dino Buzzati; A House in Sicily, Daphne Phelps; The Wine-Dark Sea, Leonardo Sciascia; Pillars of Hercules, Paul Theroux; The Lawrence Durrell Travel Reader, Lawrence Durrell; The Sicilian, A Novel, Mario Puzo; Bella Tuscany, the Sweet Life in Italy, Frances Mayes, Blood Rain, Michael Dibdin; Master and Commender, Patrick O'Brien; and the Inspector Montalbana mysteries by Andrea Camilleri.