Yesterday, Scribner announced that Zero K, a new novel by Don DeLillo, will be released next year. Zero K is DeLillo’s seventeenth novel in a bibliography that includes 1985’s White Noise, 1991’s Mao II, and 1997’s Underworld. …Read More
The decorated author's new work is expected to be published in May 2016.
This week, Don Delillo will accept the National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters -- its lifetime achievement award -- at the National Book Awards. But that doesn't mean the author has stopped writing. On Monday, Scribner announced that Delillo's next novel,...
The publication date for this book has been scheduled for May 03, 2016.
Searching for that which cannot be found is a persistent theme in Don DeLillo's work, whether it's the lost dog or cat announced in the neighborhood posters in the early novel White Noise (1985), or Jessie, the main female characterShow More Summary
Thirty years after its initial publication, Don DeLillo’s White Noise is still every bit the hilarious, uncannily prescient classic that everyone believed it was. White nailed the whole “America poisoned by reality and the humming glow of computer screens” angle better than almost anyone. For more DeLillo, here’s what its like to re-read White Noise.
Last week I wrote about Don DeLillo’s prescience in forecasting the return of Redd Foxx and Andy Kaufman. (They’re back! As holograms.) This week I thought I’d shift from holograms to hurricanes. The link goes beyond the merely alliterative. Holograms… Continue reading ?
At the New Yorker Festival on Friday night, acclaimed American writer Don DeLillo offered his thoughts on America's gun violence problem, which was fitting, since DeLillo’s novels are known for story lines that comment upon threats to American society. He speculated on the motivation of lone shooters like the one who murdered... More »
Congratulations Don DeLillo! The indispensible author of postmodern/slipstream novels (with the occasional foray into straight-up science fiction) is receiving a lifetime achievement award from the National Book Foundation. To celebrate, here are Noma Bar and Dutch Uncle’s DeLillo cover designs. Read more...
Because of its popularity on college syllabi, most people know Don DeLillo from his book "White Noise." But reading his other novels -- "Libra," "Ratner's Star," "Great Jones Street," "The Names," "Falling Man," "Americana" and of course "Underworld" -- prove DeLillo's astonishing breadth and depth.
I’m terrible about reading real books now, but I was pretty good back in the day, and I read “The Corrections”. I thought it was Don DeLillo for totebaggers, but I liked it a lot. I didn’t love it that much, though (I didn’t think it was humorous or poetic at all), so I’m curious….how [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.
Don DeLillo, author of more than fifteen novels, including White Noise, Mao II, and Underworld, will receive the 2015 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters at the 66th National Book Awards Ceremony and Benefit Dinner. The ceremony will be held on November 8 in New York City. …Read More
“Wherever you will find empty land, there are men who try to get closer to God.” (Don DeLillo, from The Names) New Mgmt #1 by Matt Kindt (writer/artist), Ian Tucker (assistant editor), and Brendan Wright (editor). $3.99, 25 pgs, FC, Dark Horse. This is Mind Mgmt #36, really, and Dark Horse seems stupid for releasing […]
Since the final Twilight film opened in 2012, Robert Pattinson has found consistent work in artier fare, taking roles in David Cronenberg's stoic adaptation of Don DeLillo's Cosmopolis (2012), The Rover (2014), Cronenberg's Maps to the Stars (2014), the upcoming Dennis Stock and James Dean biopic Life, and as T.E.... More »
I was very sorry to hear of the passing of E. L. Doctorow, a truly great American artist whose work and career have long inspired in me a tremendous sense of gratitude. Three years ago, Don DeLillo, Jennifer Egan, and I worked together...Show More Summary
Blum & Poe announces the gallery?s third exhibition with Drew Heitzler. As Don DeLillo in White Noise (Viking, 1985) postulated, "Californians invented the concept of life-style. This alone warrants their doom.? In Pacific Palisades,...Show More Summary
This list ranking Don DeLillo's novels into categories ranging from "Classic" to "Avoid" from 2007 excludes his two most recent novels, but if you have little exposure to the author, it's a good place to start. White Noise. DeLillo's...Show More Summary
The nominees for the 2012 PEN/Faulkner Award have been announced, and it's quite the literary bunch--Russell Banks, Don DeLillo, Anita Desai, Steven Millhauser and Julie Otsuka. News by Rob W. Hart The five finalists for the 2012 PEN/Faulkner...Show More Summary
Don DeLillo’s 1982 novel The Names has been optioned for a film adaptation, Variety reports. The thriller weaves together interconnected stories about American expats in Greece who encounter a language cult that is somehow connected to a string of murders. Show More Summary