Author, 'Rosemary and Bitter Oranges'
Patrizia Chen was born in Livorno, Italy. A multi-lingual world traveler she has lived in Egypt, Japan, Argentina and New York City, where she raised her now-grown children. Her first book, Rosemary and Bitter Oranges was a New York Times Notable Book of 2003. For the past six years, Patrizia has been studying tango and It Takes Two (Scribner 2009) is her first novel.