Posts Tagged: Umberto Eco
Umberto Eco, at a public appearance in the UK to support Numero Zero, imparted some choice thoughts on what makes literature, and on what makes his distinct, from conspiracies and public knowledge to literary losers:
It’s very boring to talk about winners.
Alexander Maksik’s debut novel You Deserve Nothing reshapes an old story—predatory teacher and young student....more
Winter has finally come to south Florida, by which I mean it’s a nipple-hardening 51 degrees Fahrenheit as I type this and you can discern the locals from the transplants by the size (or lack) of the coats they’re wearing.
Quoting Catullus in a text message can get you into trouble, depending on what part you quote....more