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Umberto Eco


The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana
2005

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One of the things that I love to put in my books .. is the sense of the politics that you get in a prosecutor's office. Very often you're dealing with very ambitious people, on both sides of the aisle -- the prosecutors, the defense attornies, the judges -- everybody has an agenda.

- Michele Martinez
The Finishing School


Featuring 1,841 interviews with 1,590 authors, including:

"War in a Time of Peace" by David Halberstam

"The Art of The Lord of the Rings" by Alan Lee

"The Men Who Stare at Goats" by Jon Ronson
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