Deciphering William Shakespeare plays in school essays apparently was not enough for two university students who have written a book of Twitter entries that summarize and satirize great works of literature, Reuters reports. "Twitterature: The World's Greatest Books Retold Through Twitter" is an irreverent, profane, and sometimes brilliant collection of 20 comments on the ideas and themes in 60-some classics. The "tweets" of Emmett Rensin and Alexander Aciman combine the knowledge of an English major with the snarky shorthand of a teenager's text message. "It's funny if you've read the books," said Rensin, who has read them at his tender...

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