The Not-So-Bookish Savor Twit Lit
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted May 12, 2009 8:20 AM CDT
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(Newser) – Consumers short on time and even shorter on attention spans are turning to 140-character summaries of Great Books on Twitter, reports the Telegraph. Classics have been "distilled" into prose Twitterers can read in the time it takes to sneeze. Waiting for Godot? No problem: "Vladimir and Estragon stand next to tree and wait for Godot. Their status is not updated." Even pithier is Lady Chatterly's Lover: "Upper-class woman gets it on with gamekeeper."