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What I bought – 26 August 2015

“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 […]

Robert Pattinson to Read Zadie Smith’s Words for Claire Denis

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 »

The Bravery of E. L. Doctorow

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

Exhibition of works by Drew Heitzler on view at Blum & Poe in Los Angeles

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

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

A guide to Don DeLillo's books

2 months agoHumor / odd :

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

Finalists for the 2012 PEN/Faulkner Award Announced

4 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

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

Newswire: Alex Ross Perry is adapting Don DeLillo’s The Names for film

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

The Point Issue 9: On Art, Commerce, and the Prescience of DeLillo’s Cosmopolis

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 […]

Stewart O'Nan's 6 favorite fiction books that feature real-life characters

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

When a 21-Year-Old Paul Thomas Anderson Discussed Don DeLillo With David Foster Wallace

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

Marginalia’s moment: Philip Roth, Don DeLillo and the joys of writing in books

It's time to stop fetishizing books as sacred objects and start happily defacing them

The first sentence of Underworld . . .

... 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

Don DeLillo’s Annotated “Underworld”

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

The Paris Review Daily on Paul Muldoon’s First Chapbook Knowing My Place

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, [...]

Toni Morrison, Patti Smith hand-annotate books for PEN benefit

10 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

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.

Author Don DeLillo Offers His Thoughts on Taylor Swift's 'White Noise'

10 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

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...

We must stop praying to our iPhones: Dissent and critical thinking in the Internet era

Don DeLillo and Thomas Pynchon have it right: Apple, Amazon and other tech companies really want everyone the same

Where Fashion Meets Film | 5 of the Most Enduring Fashion Designer x Film Collaborations

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.

Is that Don DeLillo crowdsourcing a story on Facebook?

Probably not. But maybe! And if by some chance it really is him, he's writing a story with his friends right now

What We’re Reading: DeLillo, “The Examined Life,” “Olive Kitteridge”

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

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