‘Monster of Florence’ and ‘Rome 1960’: Two Of Summer’s Most Intriguing Reads Are Set in Italy

‘Monster of Florence’ and ‘Rome 1960’: Two Of Summer’s Most Intriguing Reads Are Set in Italy

I am supremely excited about two new nonfiction books this summer: The Monster of Florence and Rome 1960. Both books describe tumultuous times in central Italy, the first being a period of time in Florence when an unknown predator or predators who “stalked lovers’ lanes in the countryside,” and the second describes the 1960 Olympic…