¶ 1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 Kathleen Fitzpatrick is Professor of Media Studies at Pomona College, in Claremont, California, where she is also a member of the extended faculties in Cultural Studies and Information Systems and Technology at Claremont Graduate University. The Anxiety of Obsolescence: The American Novel in the Age of Television is her first book. Her newest book, Planned Obsolescence: Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the Academy, is forthcoming in 2011 from NYU Press. She is co-editor of MediaCommons, a digital scholarly network in media studies, founded with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Institute for the Future of the Book. She has published notes and articles in journals including Contemporary Literature, Profils amÃ©ricains, Cinema Journal, Film and History, and Literature/Film Quarterly, and has had essays included in edited volumes on Thomas Pynchon and Don DeLillo. She is a co-editor of the database anthology Pearson Custom Library: Introduction to Literature, and she has been an editor or producer on numerous multimedia publishing projects.