Appearing Elsewhere

By posted at 11:27 am on September 7, 2011 1

A few days ago, Amazon announced the launch of their new “@Author” feature for the Kindle, whereby readers can click on an e-book passage and ask the author questions about it directly. I’ve broken out in a cold poststructuralist sweat about this over on The New Yorker’s Book Bench blog.

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One Response to “Appearing Elsewhere”

  1. Tom Beshear
    at 11:39 am on September 7, 2011

    I hope no author feels obliged to read them, let alone respond.

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