The 42nd edition of the "libri di Liguria" review, an event that rewards each year the best volume dealing with Ligurian topics, saw in its final evening, held at the Carlo Vacca Theater in Peagna di Ceriale, the victory of the volume "Inglesi in Liguria ", edited by Alessandro Bartoli and Francesca Centurione-Scotto. During the evening, after the institutional greetings, the history of the prestigious award was retraced, aimed at enhancing and promoting Ligurian culture, and which thanks to the work of the "Amici di Peagna" Association will implement the collection of the specialized library at interior of Casa Girardenghi. Subsequently, during the evening, the five finalist volumes of this year's edition were presented. Five books, for the Anthia Prize for the Ligurian Book of the Year, selected from over 220 titles acquired and taken into consideration by the Association. Officially presented at the Italian embassy in London last May, "English in Liguria. Castles, villas, gardens, stories", edited by Alessandro Bartoli and Francesca Centurione-Scotto Boschieri, published this year by Sagep, won first prize, thanks to the work done to contribute to the knowledge of the territory, history and cultural and artistic heritage of our region. The prize, constituted as per tradition by an original ceramic work honored by the Circolo degli Artisti of Albissola Marina, and created for this edition by Oscar Pennacino, was collected by the two curators and authors of the volume, Alessandro Bartoli and Francesca Centurione-Scotto Boschieri, on stage together with the author of five contributions in the volume, Gisella Merello. In a passionate intervention, the authors traced, retracing the themes of the book, the picture of the strong, incisive and passionate British presence in Liguria between the second half of the nineteenth century and the first half of the last century. Liguria is full of symbolic places, castles, villas and palaces, including Villa della Pergola, depicted on the cover of the book, and gardens famous throughout the world, such as the Gardens of Villa della Pergola, protagonists of the volume.