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- DescriptionThese days it is impossible to get away from discussions of whether the book will survive the digital revolution. This book presents conversations in which Jean-Claude Carriere and Umberto Eco discuss everything from how to define the first book to what is happening to knowledge now that infinite amounts of digital information is available.
- Author BiographyJean-Claude Carriere is a writer, playwright and screenwriter, who recently collaborated with Michael Haneke on his award-winning film The White Ribbon. He has worked with many of the twentieth century's great directors including Peter Brook, Milo' Forman, Luis Bunuel and Jean-Luc Godard, and is the author of Please Mr Einstein. Umberto Eco has written works of fiction, literary criticism and philosophy. His first novel, The Name of the Rose, was a major international bestseller, and he has since published four other novels - most recently The Prague Cemetery - along with many brilliant books of essays. Their interviewer, Jean-Philippe de Tonnac is a writer and editor. His interviews with Umberto Eco, Jean-Claude Carriere and Stephen Jay Gould were published in the book Conversations About the End of Time. He is also the editor of several essay collections, not yet translated into English, which include A Universal Dictionary of Bread and An Encyclopaedia of Knowledge and Belief.
- Author(s)Jean-Claude Carriere,Umberto Eco
- PublisherVintage Publishing
- Date of Publication03/05/2012
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Weight324 g
- Width129 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine25 mm
- Translated byPolly McLean
- Introduction byJean-Philippe de Tonnac
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
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