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The Garden of the Finzi-Continis

In the late 1930s, in Ferrara, Italy, young Italian Jews are barred by the Fascist government from local tennis clubs. They gravitate to the walled estate…

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Thirty-seven-year-old Loretta Castorini is an Italian-American widow living in a Brooklyn Heights brownstone with her mother, Rose, and father, Cosmo…

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Touching the Void

In 1985, Joe Simpson and Simon Yates, both experienced mountaineers, set off to climb the treacherous west face of the 21,000-foot…

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Two Women

In war-torn Rome, 1943, Cesira, a widowed shopkeeper and her daughter Rosetta, flee Rome after an Allied bombing. They head for Cesira’s birthplace…

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