The Bomb and the General
Graziella Parati, Professor of Italian, Comparative Literature, and Women’s and Gender Studies; Paul D. Paganucci Professor of Italian Language and Literature

I love Umberto Eco's The Bomb and the General, a children's book on nuclear war that isn't just for children. The narrative reveals a hidden side to Eco's novelistic production, which is usually very erudite. This book includes beautiful illustrations.