Fred Misurella

Reading from Only Sons at Hunter College.


April 24, 2015: Reading an essay on the Italian novelist Elena Ferrante at the Calandra Institute in NYC.

July 11, 2015: Reading from Only Sons and Arrangement in Black and White at the Cornelia Street Cafe, NYC, for the Italian American Writers Association.

In Rome, May, 2014.

A complex, thoughtful novel about love, beauty, and sexual longing in the south of France.
She's white; he's black. But their conflicts are more than racial.
The Red and the Black of Italian-Americana, these stories disect the essence of contemporary living. (With a link to one of the stories.)
Uncannily accurate about Vietnam, its soldiers, and their tragic return home.
The story of three generations of Italian-American men and their women--mothers, wives, lovers.
A sample chapter from Only Sons (Link to the text).
Literary Criticism
Detailed analysis and interpretation of Milan Kundera's works from The Joke through Immortality.
The lead essay in The Legacy of Primo Levi, edited by Stanislao G. Pugliese, published by Palgrave/Macmillan