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Thursday, August 25, 2005
Umberto Eco
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Umberto Eco on Queen LoanaThe Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana (Harcourt)


The loss of memory is Umberto Eco’s subject here. After a stroke, an antiquarian bookseller remembers every book he's read--but he remembers nothing about himself. In this conversation, Eco talks about the difference between memories "made of paper" and vital memories--those transformed by the experience of love.

Read an excerpt from the book.

The Prague Cemetry
USA / UK
The Vertigo
of Lists
USA / UK
The Name of
the Rose
USA / UK
Baudolino
USA / UK
Foucault's
Pendulum
UK / UK
The Island of
the Day Before
USA / UK
History of
Beauty
USA / UK
The Mysterious
Flame of
Queen Loana
USA / UK
  

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