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David Farley is the author of "An Irreverent Curiosity: In Search of the Church's Strangest Relic in Italy's Oddest Town" and the co-editor of the essay collection "Travelers' Tales Prague and the Czech Republic: True Stories." He's a Contributing Writer at AFAR magazine and his writing appears in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Conde Nast Traveler, New York, and Slate.com, among other publications. His stories have been anthologized many times, including in The Best American Travel Writing 2013. He teaches writing at New York University.

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An Irreverent Curiosity by David Farley
"Liked the book more than I thought I would at first. Foreskin hunt seemed a framework on which to hang tales of being an expat in a quirky Italian village. Author reminded me quite a bit of Eric Weiner (The Geography of Bliss: One Grump's Search f..." Read more of this review »
An Irreverent Curiosity by David Farley
"Good book about a crazy little town, their church, town drunk, celebrity, cat lady and shifty priest in Italy. Makes we want to visit. The look at the inner workings of the church however and the formation of early Christian dogma was the real poi..." Read more of this review »
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"All I can say is I'd like to visit the town of Calcata, Italy. It sounds as though it would make a great venue for a sitcom. As for the sacred foreskin..."
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Barbara Finkelstein I interviewed David Farley for Bookpod. He was witty and well informed about the irreverent subject: http://www.bookpod.org/in-search-of-t...

I welcome your feedback about this "audio story" and about the Bookpod series.

There's a pdf of the episode too.


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