Strangers in a Strange Land: A Catalogue of an Exhibition on the History of Italian-Language American Imprints (1830–1945) (Hardcover)
A groundbreaking examination of the legacy of Italian-language publishing in pre-war America. Strangers in a Strange Land showcases the wide range of literary works that entertained, educated, and inflamed an Italian-language audience during a period of critical historical development. This illustrated record of the exhibition on 2012 show at the Grolier contains essays by Martino Marazzi, Francesco Durante, and Robert Viscusi, as well as a bibliography of over 800 primary and secondary Italian-language works printed in America.
James J. Periconi is the managing principal and owner of Periconi, LLC, an environmental law firm in New York City. In 2018–19. he was a Wertheim Research Scholar at the New York Public Library.