A “Travel” Book That Moved Me

If you have already read his more famous books, and enjoy his writing, you will wonder why this one is not considered among Umberto Eco’s most important.  He does not even mention it in one of the best interviews he has granted in the English language.

Strange. My being in India now is at least in part due to this book. For the work we do it is an illuminating text, in an Eco-intuitive, not everything is as it seems kind of way. If I made a list of top 10 choices for the one book to take on one of those desert island strandings, this would be on it.

4 thoughts on “A “Travel” Book That Moved Me

  1. Pingback: Bidding For Good. Really? « Raxa Collective

  2. Pingback: Vive La Différence « Raxa Collective

  3. Pingback: Eco On Journeys Of The Mind |

  4. Pingback: Umberto Eco, Come To Kerala! | Raxa Collective

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s