Although Mark, is what I consider a novice in writing, he put out his heart in this book. You can see the pride he has in his heritage and I, a fellow Calabrese, also have. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Linda Sposato
I bought this book for my wife, who had heard about it from a nun (!). My wife's parents and older siblings were all born in Calabria and came to Hartford, CT just around the start... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Michael Aparo
I was somewhat disappointed in this book. I expected more exuberance, more heartfelt appreciation for a region of Italy that is truly wondrous and more than a little tricky to... Read morePublished 12 months ago by M. Romano
The stories about southern Italy are excellent, I can almost see my grand parents living in the pages among the figs.Published 12 months ago by Vinny N.
Book did not hold my attention. Wanted to find out more about Calabria but I couldn't finish the book. Not enough story.Published 16 months ago by Thomas Gigliotti
Reminds you of any true Italian you've ever known and makes you smile. Enjoyed the book and bought several copies for the family.Published 20 months ago by Valerie Calcavecchia
Exuberant, passionate and beautifully written by Mark Rotella, a senior editor at Publisher's Weekly, Stolen Figs tells the story of his travels to Calabria and the village of... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Edna George
Wandering through Calabria with Mark Rotella was a lovely experience.
Rotella visited Calabria, (located in the toe of the boot of Italy for those like me who might have... Read more
Mark Rotella has written a wonderful account of traveling back to his heritage in Calabria, Italy. It provides some great insights into Calabria travel and it is highly... Read morePublished on January 26, 2011 by G. Speck