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Helen Barolini (born 1925) is an American author, born in Syracuse, New York. She married Antonio Barolini, an Italian poet, and lives outside New York City.

She has been included in Best American Essays for 1991 and 1993. Her first book, the novel Umbertina (1979), was assisted by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and in 2008 won the Premio Acerbi, a coveted Italian literary prize. Her anthology The Dream Book: An Anthology of Writings by Italian American Women received an American Book Award.

Barolini attended Wells College in Aurora, Cayuga County, New York, and graduated magna cum laude from Syracuse University. She received a Master's degree from Columbia University. She was an exchange student at the University of London where she studied contemporary English literature, and then traveled in Europe writing "Letters from Abroad" for the Syracuse Herald-Journal. Following studies in Italy, she married the late Italian author and journalist Antonio Barolini, and lived in Italy and the United States. She became the English translator of Antonio's writings that were published in The New Yorker, Reporter, and other American publications.

She has been an invited writer at Yaddo and the MacDowell colony and a writer in residence at the Mark Twain Quarry Center of Elmira College, and has been honored by MELUS, the American Italian Cultural Roundtable, the Order Sons of Italy in America, the Italian Welfare League, and other organizations for her literary work on the Italian-American experience.

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Total Books: 30
Crossing the Alps
2010 - Crossing the Alps [Via Folios] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781599540177
ISBN-10: 1599540177
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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A Circular Journey
2010 - A Circular Journey (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780823226160
ISBN-10: 0823226166
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction
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Hudson River Haiku
2009 - Hudson River Haiku (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780982062616
ISBN-10: 0982062613
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Making My Bones
2009 - Making My Bones (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780981717821
ISBN-10: 0981717829
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Their Other Side Six American Women and the Lure of Italy
Festa Recipes and Recollections of Italian Holidays
2002 - Festa Recipes and Recollections of Italian Holidays (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780299179847
ISBN-10: 0299179842
Genres: Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Nonfiction
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Our Last Family Countess and Related Stories
2000 - Our Last Family Countess and Related Stories (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780595144747
ISBN-10: 0595144748
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction
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Love in the Middle Ages
2000 - Love in the Middle Ages (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780595092536
ISBN-10: 0595092535
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Chiaroscuro Essays of Identity
1999 - Chiaroscuro Essays of Identity (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780299160845
ISBN-10: 029916084X
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction
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Umbertina  A Novel
1999 - Umbertina a Novel (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781558612044
ISBN-10: 1558612041
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Umbertina
1999 - Umbertina (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781558612051
ISBN-10: 155861205X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Aldus and His Dream Book An Illustrated Essay
1991 - Aldus and His Dream Book an Illustrated Essay (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780934977227
ISBN-10: 0934977224
Genres: Arts & Photography, Biographies & Memoirs
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Love in the Middle Ages
1986 - Love in the Middle Ages (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780688063870
ISBN-10: 068806387X
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Umbertina
1985 - Umbertina (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780553138177
ISBN-10: 0553138170
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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DREAM BOOK  ANTH ITLN
1985 - Dream Book Anth Itln (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780805239720
ISBN-10: 0805239723
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Dream Book Anth Itln
1985 - Dream Book Anth Itln (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780805208320
ISBN-10: 0805208321
Genre: Nonfiction
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Rome Burning
Rome Burning (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780913559864
ISBN-10: 0913559865
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Helen Barolini Umbertina/Readings
Helen Barolini Umbertina/readings (Audio Cassette)
ISBN-13: 9781556440649
ISBN-10: 1556440642
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Helen Barolini Umbertina Interview
Helen Barolini Umbertina Interview (Audio Cassette)
ISBN-13: 9781556440656
ISBN-10: 1556440650
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More Italian Hours and Other Stories
More Italian Hours and Other Stories [Via Folios] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781884419485
ISBN-10: 1884419488
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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