‘Recombinant Art’ – Where The Web And Mash-Up Culture Are Leading Us

The destination, suggests Michiko Kakutani, could be something like David Shields’s new book, Reality Hunger, which “consists [almost entirely] of 618 fragments, including hundreds of quotations taken from other writers like Philip Roth, Joan Didion and Saul Bellow – quotations that Mr. Shields, 53, has taken out of context.”