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  • Audiobook

    The Prague Cemetery

    by Umberto Eco ...

    Unabridged

    Nineteenth-century Europe—from Turin to Prague to Paris—abounds with the ghastly and the mysterious. Jesuits plot against Freemasons. Italian republicans strangle priests with their own intestines. French criminals plan bombings by day and celebrate Black Masses at night. Every nation has its own secret service, perpetrating forgeries, plots, and massacres. Conspiracies rule history. From the ... Read more

    $27.00 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    On the Shoulders of Giants

    by Umberto Eco ...
    Narrated by Pete Cross ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 28 min

    In Umberto Eco’s first novel, The Name of the Rose, Nicholas of Morimondo laments, “We no longer have the learning of the ancients, the age of giants is past!” To which the protagonist, William of Baskerville, replies: “We are dwarfs, but dwarfs who stand on the shoulders of those giants, and small though we are, we sometimes manage to see farther on the horizon than they.” On the Shoulders of ... Read more

    $24.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • On the Shoulders of Giants

    by Umberto Eco ...
    On the Shoulders of Giants collects previously unpublished essays from the last fifteen years of Umberto Eco’s life. With humor and erudition, one of the great contemporary thinkers takes on the roots of Western culture, the origin of language, the nature of beauty and ugliness, the imperfections of art, and the lure of mysteries. ... Read more

    $20.19 USD

  • Chronicles of a Liquid Society

    by Umberto Eco ...
    The acclaimed author examines our contemporary world—from technology to politics and pop culture—in this collection of essays written for L’Espresso.Umberto Eco was an international cultural superstar. In this, his last collection, the celebrated essayist and novelist observes the changing world around him with irrepressible curiosity and philosophical insight. He illuminates the contemporary ... Read more

    $11.59 USD

  • Numero Zero

    by Umberto Eco ...
    Translated by Richard Dixon ...
    #1 Italian bestseller“Witty and wry . . . It’s hard not to be charmed.” — New York Times Book Review“One of the most influential thinkers of our time.” — Los Angeles Times1945, Lake Como. Mussolini and his mistress are captured and shot by local partisans. The precise circumstances of Il Duce’s death remain controversial.1992, Milan. Colonna, a depressed hack writer, is offered a f... ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    Numero Zero

    by Umberto Eco ...
    Narrated by David Colacci ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 14 min

    Numero Zero is the feverish and delightfully readable tale of a ghostwriter in Milan whose work pulls him into an underworld of media politics and murderous conspiracies (involving the cadaver of Mussolini's double, naturally.) This novel is vintage Eco-corrupt newspapers, clandestine plots, imaginary histories-and will appeal to his many readers and earn him legions of new ones. Umberto Eco is ... Read more

    $15.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    How to Write a Thesis

    by Umberto Eco ...
    Narrated by Sean Pratt ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 15 min

    By the time Umberto Eco published his best-selling novel The Name of the Rose, he was one of Italy's most celebrated intellectuals, a distinguished academic and the author of influential works on semiotics. Some years before that, in 1977, Eco published a little book for his students, How to Write a Thesis, in which he offered useful advice on all the steps involved in researching and writing a ... Read more

    $27.98 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • How to Write a Thesis

    Umberto Eco's wise and witty guide to researching and writing a thesis, published in English for the first time.By the time Umberto Eco published his best-selling novel The Name of the Rose, he was one of Italy's most celebrated intellectuals, a distinguished academic and the author of influential works on semiotics. Some years before that, in 1977, Eco published a little book for his students, ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Where Are You?

    An Ontology of the Cell Phone

    Translated by Sarah De Sanctis ...
    series Commonalities
    This book sheds light on the most philosophically interesting of contemporary objects: the cell phone. “Where are you?”—a question asked over cell phones myriad times each day—is arguably the most philosophical question of our age, given the transformation of presence the cell phone has wrought in contemporary social life and public space.Throughout all public spaces, cell phones are now a ... Read more

    $24.69 USD

  • Travels in Hyperreality

    by Umberto Eco ...
    Translated by William Weaver ...
    A “scintillating collection” of essays on Disneyland, medieval times, and much more, from the author of Foucault’s Pendulum (Los Angeles Times).Collected here are some of Umberto Eco’s finest popular essays, recording the incisive and surprisingly entertaining observations of his restless intellectual mind. As the author puts it in the preface to the second edition: “In these pages, I try to ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • From the Tree to the Labyrinth

    by Umberto Eco ...
    How we create and organize knowledge is the theme of this major achievement by Umberto Eco. Demonstrating once again his inimitable ability to bridge ancient, medieval, and modern modes of thought, he offers here a brilliant illustration of his longstanding argument that problems of interpretation can be solved only in historical context. ... Read more

    $32.79 USD

  • Audiobook

    The Name of the Rose

    by Umberto Eco ...
    Narrated by Theodore Bikel ...

    Unabridged

    21 hours 5 min

    The international bestseller! A masterful gothic thriller set against the turbulence of medieval Italy.The Name of the RoseThe year is 1327. Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to investigate. But his delicate mission is suddenly overshadowed by seven bizarre deaths that take place in seven days and nights of apocalyptic terror ... Read more

    $32.39 USD or free with audiobook trial