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Welcome!

Thought that since I wrote them I might talk a little about my books. Ten in number, thus far, covering my writing life beginning in the late 1970's with the Short Story "The Skyjacker" in The Paris Review and continuing to the recently completed Semmelweis, the Women's Doctor. Feels like just the other day.-- A.V. - 03/2019.

Titles in ascending order:

The Mediterranean Runs Through Brooklyn

Valentino & the Great Italians

BART: a Life of A. Bartlett Giamatti

Anita Garibaldi, a Biography

Conversation with Johnny, a novel

Toni Cade Bambara's One Sicilian Night, a memoir

The Little Sailor, a Romantic Thriller

John Dante's Inferno, a Playboy's Life

IMMIGRANTS according to Anthony Valerio, Volumes 1 & 2

A Newborn's Cry: The Life and Work of Ignaz Semmelweis, the Women's Doctor (forthcoming)

Proud to say all books are in print. They - digital & print editions - can be found on Amazon.com -- search Anthony Valerio. And each title has its own Facebook page which will be listed in the Works section. - - Anthony



aftermath of book completion

"Anthony Valerio's fiction bears likeness to our best dreams when the fantastical elements of the subconscious play themselves out in a vivid replica of reality."
--The Baltimore Sun

"He knows his craft - He knows his characters - He gets in, tells his story and gets out - It's what good writing should be" --Shel Silverstein