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Umberto is a masculine Italian given name. Notable people with the name include:

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New York Times

New York Times
Fri, 20 Nov 2015 08:41:15 -0800

Umberto Eco's early novels gained a reputation as intellectual entertainments, dense with esoterica and dotted with Latin, of a heft you'd rather not drop on your toe. By contrast, his new conspiracy thriller is a fleet volume, slim in pages but plump ...

The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe
Sun, 15 Nov 2015 22:45:00 -0800

In his 2004 collection of essays, “On Literature,” Umberto Eco makes reference to a story he worked on after the publication of his 1995 novel, “The Island of the Day Before.” Called “Numero Zero,” it was to be a novel “about a group of characters who ...

Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times
Fri, 30 Oct 2015 11:22:30 -0700

Umberto Eco's seventh novel, "Numero Zero," represents the continuation of a theme. The story of a newspaper that doesn't publish, it traces a conspiracy, real or imagined, linking a long line of events in Italian history, from the death of Mussolini ...

The Guardian (blog)

The Guardian (blog)
Thu, 12 Nov 2015 00:00:23 -0800

Since the publication in 1980 of his first novel, The Name of the Rose, Umberto Eco's work has come to be defined by a curious paradox – you never quite know what to expect but you can be absolutely sure that it will will bear the unmistakable stamp of ...
Sat, 31 Oct 2015 05:02:32 -0700

Umberto Eco's new novel centers around a fictional Italian newspaper in the '90s. Its editor believes a conspiracy theory about Mussolini's murder. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Eco about Numero Zero. SCOTT SIMON, HOST: Rod Stewart joins us in a few ...

New York Times

New York Times
Mon, 26 Oct 2015 11:11:15 -0700

Forget the more famous “Andrea Chénier” or “Fedora.” “Siberia” was Umberto Giordano's favorite among his operas, and there are moments when you can see why. A doomed courtesan, her lover and her jealous pimp all together in a Russian prison camp: ...

Evening Standard

Evening Standard
Thu, 12 Nov 2015 10:43:06 -0800

Umberto Eco, 83, is Italy's best known literary export. His surprise bestseller, The Name of the Rose, sold more than six million copies; not since One Hundred Years of Solitude had there been such a consensual success on the book market. Eco's fiction ...

Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald
Sun, 08 Nov 2015 16:56:15 -0800

Umberto Eco's slimmest novel to date (a compact 200 pages) takes place in early 1990s Milan where Colonna​, a failed 50-year-old writer, joins a team of has-beens and never-will-be's heading a start-up newspaper called Domani (Tomorrow). It has been ...

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