A late tribute to Umberto Eco (and also to Harper Lee)…

Archival Interview: Umberto Eco on Truth, Fiction, and the Holy Grail “It was a beautiful story. Too bad no one will find out about it.” “You surely don’t believe that you’re the only writer of stories in this world. Sooner or later, someone — a greater liar than Baudolino — will tell it.” — Umberto Eco, Baudolino In Memoriam | Umberto Eco: … Read more

A literati roundup: “List of Predatory Publishers 2014…

The Tenure System Is Broken  This article originally appeared in Inside Higher Ed. E-Reading Rises as Device Ownership Jumps Three in ten adults read an e-book last year; half own a tablet or e-reader  E-Books Aren’t Going to Make Print Obsolete Anytime Soon For all the talk about print books being replaced by digital books, … Read more

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