Tag Archives: Mario Puzo

The Family Corleone, by Ed Falco

Mario Puzo’s The Godfather is my all-time favourite book. This masterpiece has taught me a lot about writing, and of course about the life of old-school Italian-American “businessmen” in New York. What makes it even more astonishing is that Puzo … Continue reading

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My top 10 books of 2012

Here’s the list of the ten best books I got my hands onto this year. 1. The Family Corleone, Ed Falco I’ll blog about this separately. It probably was the last book I read this year, and I’m absolutely astonished. … Continue reading

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Tua famigghia ancora porta il nome di Corleone…

… e tu sempre devi di rispettare ‘e cose di famigghia. That’s what Michael Corleone told Frank Pentangeli in The Godfather, Part II. Mario Puzo didn’t pick the town of Corleone, some 40 miles south from Palermo, as the home … Continue reading

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