How To Travel With A Salmon & Other Essays (Paperback)

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How To Travel With A Salmon & Other Essays (Paperback)

By Umberto Eco, William Weaver (Translated by)

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In these “impishly witty and ingeniously irreverent” essays (Atlantic Monthly), “the Andy Rooney of academia” (Los Angeles Times) takes on computer jargon, librarians, bureaucrats, meals on airplanes, bad coffee, taxi drivers, 33-function watches, soccer fans, and more. Translated by William Weaver. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

Umberto Eco (1932–2016) was the author of numerous essay collections and seven novels, including The Name of the Rose, The Prague Cemetery, and Inventing the Enemy. He received Italy’s highest literary award, the Premio Strega; was named a Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur by the French government; and was an honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Product Details ISBN: 9780156001250
ISBN-10: 015600125X
Publisher: HarperVia
Publication Date: September 15th, 1995
Pages: 256
Language: English
Series: Harvest Book