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"Thus I rediscovered what writers have always known (and have told us again and again): books always speak of other books, and every story tells a story that has already been told." Umberto Eco

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from Maria Haskins

This old book – FOUCAULT’S PENDULUM, by Umberto Eco

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from barnesandnoble.com

Surviving Tracy

The Island of the Day Before, Umberto Eco (Øen af i går, Umberto Eco) Best book ever written. Period.

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from The Huffington Post

10 Great Historical Novels That Will Transport You Back In Time

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from Socks On An Octopus

Quote Of The Day: January 25, 2015

Quote Of The Day: January 25, 2015 - Because learning does not consist only of knowing what we must or we can do, but also of knowing what we could do and perhaps should not do. — William of Baskerville in 'The Name of the Rose' (1980) by Umberto Eco, Translated by William Weaver

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Umberto Eco (1932 - 2016) is an Italian semiotician, essayist, philosopher, literary critic, and novelist

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