Once upon a time, not turning up for an awards ceremony held a kind of clout: “When a writer doesn’t show his face,” as DeLillo wrote in his 1991 novel, “Mao II,” about a reclusive novelist who becomes a prisoner of a terrorist organization, “he becomes a local symptom of God’s famous reluctance to appear.” […]
The New Yorker features new short fiction by Don DeLillo. The Creative Independent interviewed Slowdive's Neil Halstead. Weekend Edition interviewed Tom Perrotta about his new novel Mrs. Fletcher. Paste listed the best Delta blues songs. Literary Hub profiled poet Ocean...
QUOTE OF THE DAY “This is the whole point of technology. It creates an appetite for immortality on the one hand. It threatens universal extinction on the other. Technology is lust removed from nature.” ~ Don DeLillo MICROSOFT COULD LAY...Show More Summary
A few weeks back, I brought up Don DeLillo’s White Noise in an attempt to describe what set V.M. Varga apart as a villain: the modern world is full of useless information, and Varga exploits that as a way to overwhelm and manipulate people. Show More Summary
Joshua Ferris achieved something of a pop-lit crossover hit ten years ago with his first novel, Then We Came to the End. The title was borrowed from the opening line of Don DeLillo’s first book, Americana, and like the first half of that book it was a comedy about life ... More »
Don DeLillo's recent novel heads to the small screen as a limited series The post FX’s Zero K Teams Noah Hawley and Charlie McDowell appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
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Hitler studies, consumerism, and toxic clouds: Don DeLillo's 'White Noise' is coming to theaters near you. News by Peter Derk White Noise, Don DeLillo's breakthrough 1985 novel, has been optioned by BB Film Productions, and filmmaker...Show More Summary
Uri Singer, the producer of Experimenter, has optioned the rights for a film adaptation of non-nobel-prize-winning author Don DeLillo‘s White Noise, according to Indiewire. The plan is to have Experimenter writer/director Michael Almereyda...Show More Summary
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Uri Singer's BB Film Productions and Michael Almereyda have found their next project. The producer has optioned rights to White Noise, bestselling author Don DeLillo’s 1986 novel. Almeryeda will adapt the screenplay. Singer and Almereyda...Show More Summary
At the New Republic yesterday, Alex Shepard suggested that this might be the year for Don DeLillo to win the Nobel Prize in Literature: No American has won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 23 years, not since Toni Morrison. And it’sShow More Summary
Though there’d been a lot of buzz in the last few days that this could potentially finally be Don Delillo’s year to win the Nobel Prize in Literature — and to be the first American to win since Toni Morrison in 1993 — but alas, the Nobel Prize in Literature has gone to a very literary […]
I don’t know who’s going to win the Nobel Prize in literature. But the British betting site Ladbrokes has been taking bets, and American Don DeLillo is making a last-minute surge in the standings, rising from 66/1 odds earlier this week to 4/1 odds, putting him in fourth place. Do the bettors know...
No American has won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 23 years, not since Toni Morrison. And it’s easy to presume that the game is rigged against the United States: In 2008, Horace Engdahl, then the permanent secretary of the SwedishShow More Summary
When Don DeLillo first learned that a conference in Paris would be devoted entirely to his work, his initial reaction was: “How can that be? I’m just a kid from the Bronx.” DeLillo shared this anecdote and many others on September… Continue reading ?
"How long have you been here?" Alfama Films has debuted an official trailer for the French drama Never Ever, adapted from Don DeLillo's novel The Body Artist, directed by French filmmaker Benoît Jacquot. The film is playing at the Toronto Film Festival now and just premiered at the Venice Film Festival before this. Show More Summary
It is move-in dFay at the university where I teach. E-mails have been sent out warning everyone away from campus. As is the case every year at this time, my thoughts turn to the opening paragraphs of Don DeLillo’s “White Noise.” It’s...Show More Summary