Showing posts from June, 2018

Stanislao Pugliese - Primo Levi, Umberto Eco and the Resurgence of Fascism.

Hofstra University historian  Stanislao Pugliese  speaks on “Primo Levi, Umberto Eco and the Resurgence of Fascism.”  From his vantage point as an expert on the Italian anti-fascist movement, Dr. Pugliese discusses the resistance movement in WWII Italy, the contribution of literary writers, and gives his interpretation of contemporary events. Professor Pugliese was recorded in April 2018 at Canios Books, Sag Harbor. Listen here the complete talk (46 min) is   here Q & A session (29 min) is  here Dr. Pugliese’s published works include: * Bitter Spring: A Life of Ignazio Silone   (Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009) Dr. Pugliese reading from Bitter Spring can be heard   here * Carlo Rosselli: Socialist Heretic and Antifascist Exile  (Harvard University Press, 1999) * The Legacy of Primo Levi  and  Answering Auschwitz: Primo Levi’s Science and Humanism After the Fall . -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Poetry of Joe Pintauro - 1930 - 2018

Poet and playright Joe Pintauro died May 29, 2018 He read his poetry and the poetry of Harvey Shapiro in July  2015 at the Poetry Marathon at the East Hampton Town Marine Museum  in Amagansett  NY. The event was recorded by WPKN Radio for East End Ink. Listen here