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Umberto Eco teaches Semiotics and is the president of the Scuola Superiore di Studi Umanistici at the University of Bologna.

In 1980, Eco debuted as a novelist with The Name of the Rose, for which he received the Strega Award. He is also the author of History of Beauty. His new book is On Ugliness and Turning Back The Clock: Hot Wars and Media Populism.

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Bayard and Eco: How to Talk About Books You Haven't Read

11.17.07 | 01:55:48 min | 21,282 views | 0 comments
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