Author Speaks: Joseph Zeppetello

You ask me as a teacher which book should I expect students who want to write to be able to read. I think that they should be able to understand the pivotal works that are out there, even if they might not personally like them. Jane Austen really defined what was to become the nineteenth-century … Continue reading

Reading History: Joseph Zeppetello

Joseph Zeppetello, author of Daring to Eat a Peach – a literary romance ensemble on the outcome of life based on fate, luck, and one’s choices – lists the five most influential books he’s read.

Daring to Eat a Peach by Joseph Zeppetello

When I finished reading Daring to Eat a Peach, it felt like I just concluded a long, detailed and intimate conversation with a friend; in retrospect, reading it felt like catching up with some friends who you are both intensely familiar yet strangely unacquainted with.