Umberto Eco (Name of the Rose) says he knows Leopold Bloom better than his own father. How he and others write novels that seem realer than real.
The most recent addition to the complete review is my review of Umberto Eco's Confessions of a Young Novelist -- his 2008 Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature, now out from Harvard University Press. Read Post
In an interview, Umberto Eco discusses his new novel, "The Prague Cemetery," and his favorite drink, the gin martini. Read Post