Fiction Set in Italy

From Sicily to Florence, from the Middle Ages to present day, the settings for all these books is Italia. All of these titles are located in the Adult Fiction section of the Library unless otherwise noted.


Ammaniti, Niccolo. As God Commands. 2009.

Andahazi, Federico. The Anatomist. 1998.

Brizzi, Enrico. Jack Frusciante Has Left the Band. 1997.

Calvino, Italo. If on a Winter's Night a Traveler. 1981.

Camilleri, Andrea. The Shape of Water. 2002. (Adult Mystery CAM).

Capella, Anthony. The Wedding Officer. 2007.
     Also available: CD

Case, John. The Genesis Code. 1997.
     Also available: Large Type

Dunant, Sarah. In the Company of the Courtesan. 2006.
     Also available: Large Type, CD, Digital Player

Dunant, Sarah. Sacred Hearts. 2009.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Eco, Umberto. The Name of the Rose. 1983.
     Also available: Large Type

Edwards-Jones, Imogen. Tuscany for Beginners. 2004.

Folsom, Allan. Day of Confession. 1998.
     Also available: Large Type

Forster, E.M. A Room with a View. 1908.
     Also available: CD

Gellis, Roberta. Lucrezia Borgia and the Mother of Poisons. 2003.

Grisham, John. The Broker. 2005.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Hamilton, Lyn. The Etruscan Chimera. 2002. (Adult Mystery HAM).

Harris, Robert. Imperium: A Novel of Ancient Rome. 2006.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Hellenga, Robert. The Sixteen Pleasures. 1994.

Helprin, Mark. A Soldier of the Great War. 1991.
     Also available: CD, eAudiobook

Holdstock, Pauline. A Rare and Curious Gift. 2003.  

Kalogridis, Jeanne. The Scarlet Contessa: A Novel of the Italian Renaissance.
2010.
     Also available: CD

Leon, Donna. Death at La Fenice. 1992. (Adult Mystery LEO).

Leoni, Giulio. The Mosaic Crimes. 2006. (Adult Mystery LEO).

Maguire, Gregory. Mirror Mirror. 2003.

McBride, James. Miracle at St. Anna. 2002.
     Also available: CD

Mills, Mark. The Savage Garden. 2007. (Adult Mystery MIL).
     Also available: Large Type, CD, eAudiobook

Ondaatje, Michael. The English Patient. 1992.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Park, Jacqueline. The Secret Book of Grazia dei Rossi. 1997.

Perdue, Lewis. The Da Vinci Legacy. 1983.

Rigosi, Giampiero. Night Bus. 2006.

Rivière, William. Kate Caterina. 2001.  

Russell, Mary Doria. A Thread of Grace. 2005.
     Also available: CD

Sierra, Javier. The Secret Supper. 2006.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Silva, Daniel. The Confessor. 2003.
     Also available: CD, eAudiobook

Stone, Irving. The Agony and the Ecstasy. 1961.
     Also available: Large Type

Vreeland, Susan. The Passion of Artemisia. 2002.
     Also available: Large Type, CD