Reader recommendation: The Islands of Divine Music

Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.

By

The Islands of Divine Music, by John Addiego, is a saga of an Italian-American family spanning six generations as they move from Southern Italy to San Francisco to Mexico. I was absolutely enthralled with the lyrical journey on which I found myself.  The author took me back to some familiar places and events of my childhood while introducing me to an Italian-American family, the likes of which I had never met in my WASP upbringing. I found that this family saw these places/events through their “foreign” eyes the same way I had.  We’re all the same, yet uniquely different. I’m looking forward to reading Addiego’s second novel, "Tears of the Mountain."

Recommended: The 20 best TV sitcoms of all time – readers' choice

Share this story:
 
 
Make a Difference
Inspired? Here are some ways to make a difference on this issue.
Follow Stories Like This
Get the Monitor stories you care about delivered to your inbox.
 

We want to hear, did we miss an angle we should have covered? Should we come back to this topic? Or just give us a rating for this story. We want to hear from you.

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...