Jul 12, 2012 @ 12:39:00 am
A two-volume e-book claiming to contain images of one hundred previously undiscovered drawings by Caravaggio has been pulled from Amazon in the wake of suspicion over its scholarly legitimacy. While art historians Maurizio Bernardelli Curuz and Adriana Conconi Fedrigolli say that they found the lost sketches at a castle archive in Milan, archivists contended that they had no record of working with the pair. “A serious scholar doesn't produce an e-book,” said former archive director Maria Teresa Fiorio.
Serious scholars may not produce e-books, but apparently the Vatican does.
Neil Gaiman has signed a five-book deal with HarperCollins, and will publish three novels and two picture books over the next several years.
In case you were wondering, David Foster Wallace voted for Reagan—at least according to details
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