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  • 'Death of the Author' finds life in academic theory

    'Death of the Author' finds life in academic theory
    Steven Drukman, a playwright who teaches at New York University, has written what may be his best play — a sparkling academic comedy that spins its tantalizing web from, of all arcane things, the literary theory of Roland Barthes, Jacques Derrida and the other French critics and philosophers who, in focusing on the inherent instability of language, ushered in a new paradigm of critical reading known as deconstruction.
  • 'Encyclopedia Brown' author Donald Sobol has died

    RIP Donald Sobol, author of the Encyclopedia Brown series.

    Kindle books are at 11,000 libraries -- but any you want to read?

 Inc. is trumpeting the availability of its Kindle e-books at 11,000 public libraries around the U.S., a step that is sure to make Kindle readers happy. Until they find out how few Kindle books are actually available. At the...

    Arts behemoths aren't getting fat on donations, study shows

    The richest arts organizations saw modest fundraising gains in 2009-10, says a study by the Chronicle of Philanthropy. No Southern California cultural groups made the publication's annual list of the top 400 charities.

    N.Y. Public Library's e-book lending increased 81% in one year

    The NY Public Library system has seen e-book lending increase by 81 percent in the last year.