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Old books about The Medici and the Italian Renaissance
Old books about Italy including The Romance of Leonardo DaVinci and The Decameron

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Dr. Fazzari was a voracious reader, usually with a book or kindle in hand. He particularly enjoyed biographies, non fiction and novels which covered history and historical figures, as well as medicine and culture. Although it is impossible to catalog the books read over his  lifetime, below are some of the most recent titles he read. For AUTOMOBILES please click here.

And Then There Was Light: Abraham Lincoln and the American Struggle

By John Meacham

Toscanini: Musician of Conscience

By Harvey Sachs

She Walks in Beauty: A Woman's Journey Through Poems

By Caroline Kennedy

The Bookseller of Florence: The Story of the Manuscripts That Illuminated the Renaissance

By Ross King

Saving Freedom: Truman, the Cold War, and the Fight for Western Civilization

By Joe Scarborough

The Country Priest

By Georges Beranos

God’s Messenger: The Astounding Achievements of Mother Cabrini: A Novel Based on the Life of Mother Frances X. Cabrini

By Nicole Gregory

The Invention of Medicine: From Homer to Hippocrates

By Robin Lane Fox

All About me!: my remarkable life in show business

By Mel Brooks

Carville's Cure: Leprosy, Stigma, and the Fight for Justice

By Pam Fessler

The One Chance

By A.J Cronin

The Order: A Novel

By Daniel Silva

Nimitz at War: Command Leadership from Pearl Harbor to Tokyo Bay

By Craig L. Symonds

Empire of the Scalpel: The History of Surgery

By Ira M.  Rutkow

The Brain in Search of Itself: Santiago Ramón y Cajal and the Story of the Neuron

By Benjamin Ehrlich

 Starry Messenger: Cosmic Perspectives on Civilization

By Neil deGrasse Tyson

A Focus on Truth: Thomas Merton's Uncensored Mind

Patrick W. Collins

On Writing Well, 30th Anniversary Edition: An Informal Guide to Writing Nonfiction

By William Zinsser

The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz

By Erik Larson

The Citadel: A Novel

By A.J. Cronin

First Steps: How Upright Walking Made Us Human

By Jeremy DeSilva

The Open Heart Club: A Story about Birth and Death and Cardiac Surgery

By Gabriel Brownstein

The Big Lie: Election Chaos, Political Opportunism, and the State of American Politics After 2020

By Jonathan Lemire

A Man

By Keiichiro Hirano


As a very young man, Dr. Fazzari considered becoming a car designer. A lifetime of intense interest in automobiles followed. Below are a few of the cars he consistently admired and personally enjoyed.
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1946 black Buick Roadmaster Sedanet
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