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Umberto Eco

Author Umberto Eco is in conversation with Matthew Sweet, talking about the impact of growing up in wartime, conspiracy theories, the internet and the proper teaching of history.

Italian author Umberto Eco is in conversation with Matthew Sweet. Eco is the author of essays, novels, childrens' books and criticism including his best-selling story The Name of the Rose. His new novel Numero Zero explores the lure of conspiracy theories and the power of the media.

Numero Zero by Umberto Eco is out now.

(Main image: Umberto Eco, (c) Leonardo Cendamo).

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45 minutes

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Role Contributor
Interviewed Guest Umberto Eco
Presenter Matthew Sweet
Producer Robyn Read

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