Daily Archives: February 22, 2016

Umberto Eco 1932-2016

by | February 22, 2016

Umberto Eco, best known for The Name of the Rose and Foucault’s Pendulum, died on February 19. In an article for Boing Boing, Rob Beschizza introduces Misreadings, Eco’s book of short essays, and provides an excerpt from the essay “Regretfully, We Are Returning Your . . .,” which contains Eco’s “summary of the Bible, presented… Read more »

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Henry’s Rant

by | February 22, 2016

The post “Imagine A Special Place in Hell” generated a modest amount of reaction in the comment section and in email messages to me. “Henry’s Rant,” which began as a private email, is posted with permission as the first of what I hope becomes a series of “Henry’s Rants”: Hi Veronica: I fully agree with… Read more »

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