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Umberto Eco and Morris Young at 270 Riverside Drive

Updated: Nov 16, 2022

Eco has a brief mention in Houdini's Last Handcuffs. When visiting 270 (the location where Houdini's coming back to life occurs in the novel) Eco likened the Young's apartment there as Jorge Borges' "Library of Babel"--rooms and rooms of books seeming at first like an “infinite” number of galleries circling a “ventilation shaft”. The implication being, as Eco understood, that our apartment labyrinth was as a universe on its own, or at the very least, a stepping off point to other worlds of learning and mystery. (Photo circa 1980's)



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