'My favourite word is unprintable' - Wayne
Times of Malta'My favourite word is unprintable' - Wayne FlaskTimes of MaltaThe one concert I really, really remember is… The Cure, Portugal, 2012. Closest to perfection I've ever been. Facebook is… to quote Umberto Eco, social media has allowed imbeciles with a keyboard to have an opinion. Facebook is its grand meeting point.and more »
Posted on 27 October 2017 | 7:13 am
One Path for the Impersonal Essay - Slate
Slate MagazineOne Path for the Impersonal EssaySlate MagazineIt is the province of writers with well-honed, distinctive styles—Cynthia Ozick, David Foster Wallace, Zadie Smith, Umberto Eco—and the deftness of the execution is not all that serves to refresh the reader's spirit. A great essayist's ideas and ...
Posted on 23 October 2017 | 9:15 am
Umberto Eco's 'The Name of the Rose' coming
Aleteia EN (blog)Umberto Eco's 'The Name of the Rose' coming to TV, with John Turturro as William of BaskervilleAleteia EN (blog)John Turturro will play William of Baskerville, the 14th century Franciscan who investigates a series of grisly murders in the high-end TV adaptation of Umberto Eco's bestseller “The Name of The Rose,” set to start shooting in January at Rome's ...
Posted on 23 October 2017 | 7:19 am
A Key to the Past: The Importance of Rare,
Signature ReadsA Key to the Past: The Importance of Rare, Remarkable ManuscriptsSignature ReadsFor fans of Umberto Eco, who set his greatest mystery – The Name of the Rose – among the monks who were copying out manuscripts of Plato and Aristotle while William of Baskerville tried to determine who was murdering them,) the vision of a scriptorium, ...
Posted on 23 October 2017 | 3:59 am
Lucio Fontana in Milan: immersed in a realm
Financial TimesLucio Fontana in Milan: immersed in a realm of light and spaceFinancial TimesThis piece had originally been shown in the Milan Triennale of 1964, curated by Umberto Eco and the architect Vittorio Gregotti on the theme of “leisure” — a new concept in a reconstructed country with an increasingly affluent urban population. A ...
Posted on 22 October 2017 | 3:01 am
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Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:12 am
The Plague of American Authoritarianism
It is worth noting that Umberto Eco in his discussion of “eternal fascism,” also argued that any updated version of fascism would not openly assume the mantle of historical fascism; rather, new forms of authoritarianism would appropriate some of its ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 2:40 am
Marcel Currin: Unplugged power in piano,
I wonder what our new digital habits will do to our cultural history over the long term. I have a book called This Is Not The End Of The Book in which Umberto Eco and Jean-Claude Carriere chat about the end of the world. Carriere says: "Lose electricity ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 5:02 pm
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Signs Memoir by US
HMH publishes such distinguished authors as Philip Roth, Temple Grandin, Tim O'Brien, and Umberto Eco, and a celebrated roster of children’s authors and illustrators including Lois Lowry, Chris Van Allsburg and David Wiesner. HMH is also home to The Best ...
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 11:39 pm
Edinburgh Festival revisits Alasdair
and a merging of fantasy and realism similar to Kurt Vonnegut or Umberto Eco. It is one of literary history’s ironies that Scotland appeared to get a postmodern literature before a Modernist one – Gray’s friend James Kelman’s The Busconductor Hines ...
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 12:06 am