Inprint! Best of 2010. Book Club Picks: Literature Classics. Literary (or almost) Sci Fi & Fantasy; one book per author. The Compulsive Reader. Umberto Eco: Porta Ludovica - Author Homepage. Paradox of Porta Ludovica (A Study of Ambiguous Triangulation) (Introduction) A short explanation on who I am and why this site is named for a place that may or may not be in Milan.
My name is Umberto Umberto (Biography) A small biographical sketch of Umberto Eco. I construct Aristotelian Machines, that allow anyone to see with Words (Works – Fiction & Nonfiction) A look at his literary output, from his novels to his academic texts. Unheard-of Curiosities (Eco’s Writings & Essays) A collection of essays and short writings by Umberto Eco avalaible online for perusal. Reviewers will unhesitatingly recommend it as required reading in the schools (Reviews) Reviews of works by and about Eco, culled from newspapers, magazines, and online sources. In the construction of Immortal Fame you need first of all a cosmic shamelessness (Interviews & Articles) The Professor in interview and articles; also culled from newspapers, magazines, and online sources. A novel, which is a machine for generating interpretations. Thomas R. Pynchon: Spermatikos Logos - Author Homepage. “Interested in sophisticated fun?”
(Introduction) Or: “Why is this site called Spermatikos Logos?” A short explanation of the birth of this site and an introduction to its parents. The reality is in this head. Mine. (Biography) A small biography of the reclusive Thomas Pynchon, American Writer. Fragments of vessels broken at the Creation (Works & Bibliography) A general overview of the fictional stars in Pynchon’s constellation of works. Specific Works: His mind, always gathering correspondences (Pynchon’s Essays & Introductions) An online collection of various essays, reviews, endorsements and liner notes written by Pynchon himself. “What’s his message?” (Criticism) A list of books and articles written about Pynchon and his works. A legend to be deciphered by the lords of the winter (Online Papers) More literary criticism, but all these papers about Pynchon’s work are available online. Now don’t everbody yell at once (Reviews) Online reviews of everything from Slow Learner to Mason & Dixon.
Title Page. The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana - Literary Wiki.org. The 100 Best Books of All Time. Many publishers have lists of 100 best books, defined by their own criteria.
This article enumerates some lists of "100 best" books for which there are fuller articles. Among them, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels (Xanadu, 1985) and Modern Fantasy: The 100 Best Novels (Grafton, 1988) are collections of 100 short essays by a single author, David Pringle, with moderately long critical introductory chapters also by Pringle. For publisher Xanadu, Science Fiction was the first of four "100 Best" books published from 1985 to 1988. The sequels covered crime & mystery, horror, and fantasy.