|Six Walks in the Fictional Woods|
|Publisher||Harvard University Press|
|Dewey Decimal||808.3 20|
|LC Classification||PN3355 .E28 1994|
|Preceded by||The Search for the Perfect Language (The Making of Europe)|
|Followed by||Incontro - Encounter - Rencontre|
The book derives its title from Italo Calvino's Six Memos for the Next Millennium but Eco also cites Calvino's If On a Winter's Night a Traveler as inspiration because the novel "is concerned with the presence of the reader in the story" which was also the subject of the lectures and book.