Website for Michelle Damiani, author of Il Bel Centro: A Year in the Beautiful Center, the funny and heartfelt memoir of an American family living in Spello, as well as Santa Lucia, a page-turner set on the Umbria border.
Storybook Italian villages only look sleepy. Read the novel inspired by our year in Spello.
A year in Umbria transforms an American family. Read how it all began.