The Allure of the Italian Summer: Meditations on André Aciman’s Call Me By Your Name

The Italian summer has existed as the simultaneously drowsy and bustling backdrop and glamorous inspiration for so many lines of poetry, music and literature, from Patricia Highsmith’s dangerously talented Mr. Ripley to Phoenix’s ode to love and fior di latte ice- cream. The most recent, earth-shatteringly popular usurper of Italy’s sultry shores, however, is André Aciman’s bestselling novel, ‘Call Me By Your Name’.

Falling in Love with Jane Austen’s ‘Pride and Prejudice’

A recommendation of Jane Austen’s ‘Pride and Prejudice’.