Once a columnist for an Italian literary magazine, Eco now shares his acute and highly entertaining sense of the absurd in modern life in these essays about militarism, computerese, cowboy and Indian movies, art criticism, librarians, semiotics, and much more--including himself.
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Umberto Eco is a professor of semiotics at the University of Bologna. He is the author of numerous essays and novels, including the bestselling The Name of the Rose, Foucault's Pendulum, and The Island of the Day Before, and Baudolino.
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Italian
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