For decades, literary critics have been questioning the relevance of the novel as a literary form, with some going so far as to declare its death.
Kanye West, best known for his music career, is now expanding into philosophy, as revealed in an interview with his interior designer.
But the 'book' Kanye has in mind will find its medium not in printed pages, but in real-time tweets. He's thus far expounded on consciousness and the ownership of ideas—all in the 280 characters, of course.
Can a series of tweets really constitute a book? And should we now consider Kanye a philosopher?