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
New at The Point: an incisive look at Don DeLillo’s Cosmopolis that calls it “the most prescient American novel of the past fifteen years” and asks,“is it possible to mount any meaningful resistance to capitalism on the level of culture?” The latest print issue features this essay as well as a symposium on privacy, and will be launched at a release party in […]
Libra by Don DeLillo (Penguin, $16). Leave it to the master to go after Lee Harvey Oswald, the definitive American antihero, in a big way. Throw in Oswald's Russian wife, Marina, the rabid Jack Ruby, and a whole lot of underground intrigue. Show More Summary
Paul Thomas Anderson only lasted two semesters at Emerson College in Boston. David Foster Wallace wasn’t there any longer, teaching as an adjunct for one year before getting a job at Illinois State. Amazingly, their time at the school...Show More Summary
It's time to stop fetishizing books as sacred objects and start happily defacing them
... was actually the last one Don DeLillo wrote, and he had a devil of a time doing it. That and more at this fascinating look at annotations DeLillo made to a copy of Underworld for a charity auction. DeLillo was given the option of annotating “Underworld” or “Americana,” but felt that his distance from the latter was too great. Show More Summary
On December 2nd, Christie’s will host the PEN American Center’s First Editions/Second Thoughts benefit, an auction of first-edition books annotated by their authors. (Last year, PEN English held an inaugural version of the event, atShow More Summary
On December 2nd, PEN American Center will auction seventy-five annotated first editions by accomplished writers including Jane Smiley and Don DeLillo, with all proceeds to benefit PEN: a literary organization devoted to free expression. Included in the auction is Paul Muldoon’s first chapbook with Muldoon’s own annotations, it’s called Knowing My Place. At Paris Review, [...]
Books hand-annotated by Toni Morrison, Patti Smith, Don Delillo, Philip Roth and others are being auctioned at Christie's to benefit PEN American Center in New York.
Don DeLillo, author of the famous literary novel White Noise, has supplied The Atlantic with a review of the third track from Taylor Swift's latest album – eight seconds of static that were briefly made available to Canadian iTunes customers earlier this week. Read more...
Don DeLillo and Thomas Pynchon have it right: Apple, Amazon and other tech companies really want everyone the same
With Dior Creative Director, Raf Simons, set to costume the latest Luca Guadagnino feature Body Art (an adaptation of the 2001 novel The Body Artist by Don DeLillo), we are once again reminded of the longstanding relationship between… Where Fashion Meets Film | 5 of the Most Enduring Fashion Designer x Film Collaborations is a post by staff on Highsnobiety.
Probably not. But maybe! And if by some chance it really is him, he's writing a story with his friends right now
I’m researching a book that involves a conspiracy, so I recently went back and read Don DeLillo’s “Libra,” about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. I’d forgotten what an incredible book it is. DeLillo has brought the cipher of Oswald disconcertingly alive. Show More Summary
If you see a quote from Don DeLillo's "White Noise" spray-painted around the city next week, blame California Bookstore Day.
Ms. Wallace formed a small but prestigious literary agency that represented Erich Segal, William F. Buckley Jr., Joan Didion and Don DeLillo.
Hardship makes the world obscure.
Don DeLillo’s seventh book was his first big hit, but you’d never know it from looking at the work’s cover or title page. That’s because he wrote Amazons: An Intimate Memoir by the First Woman Ever to Play in the National Hockey League under the pseudonym, Cleo Birdwell. (Bonus: DeLillo’s 2009 story, “Midnight in Dostoevsky” […]
In 2010, after the acclaimed Bronx-born novelist Don DeLillo won the PEN/Saul Bellow Award for Achievement in American Fiction, Philip Roth extolled the “combination of terror and comedy and sheer song” in DeLillo’s prose. DeLillo, who...Show More Summary