For a land mass measuring only 9,600 square miles, Sicily has more than pulled its weight in global cultural inventiveness, having given birth to Archimedes, Pirandello, and most important, the world’s perfect dessert: the cannoli. The island also has a strong lineage in America, taking credit for directors Martin Scorsese and Frank Capra; actors John Turturro, Ben Gazzara, and Al Pacino; musicians Frank Sinatra, Johnny Thunders, Frank Zappa, and Cyndi Lauper; and perhaps less importantly, “Paulie Walnuts” and the immortally... More >>>