Umberto Eco Portrait

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Italian writer Umberto Eco authored the novels The Island of the Day Before, Foucault's Pendulum, and The Name of the Rose. He also writes children's stories and composes essays on a broad range of topics. He is a professor at the University of Bologna, where he delights in teaching young people the intricacies of semiotics.

Umberto Eco's books are available for purchase at

For a wealth of information on Eco, visit The Modern Word.

Email the photographer: Robert Birnbaum.

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