The Reluctant Tuscan: How I Discovered My Inner Italian - Phil Doran
Whenever I read this type of thing I immediately wish I was in Italy, taking in the local culture, the cuisine, the ambiance..meeting the local 'characters'..I suspect the reality would be rather prosaic though. Still, I enjoyed my little fantasy while reading this account of an American couple's house renovation and the 'manoeuvres' they had to make to get everything done in the face of bureaucracy and un- neighbourly obstructions..