PositiveThe Sydney Morning Herald (AUST)Jhumpa Lahiiri deserves a medal for her services to Italian literature ... What criteria guided the selection? Lahiri explains that she chose her favourite stories and those recommended by Italian friends, which resulted in a \'portrait of Italy.\' It does, but a lot is left out ... But there is a rich menu ... The translations seem to catch nuances but, to my mind, there are a few glitches ... Such discords are rare as are the editing errors in what is an excellent anthology.