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Anne Hathaway Keeps Busy in Sunny Los Angeles!

Anne Hathaway keeps it cool and casual while sipping on her coffee and walking her dog Esmeralda on Wednesday (March 12) in Los Angeles. Later that evening, the 31-year-old actress was spotted trying to avoid photographers by covering her face while heading into a Thai restaurant for dinner in Hollywood. PHOTOS: Check out the latest [...]

Anne Hathaway Leaves a Doggie Present in Los Angeles

Relaxing a bit after the hassle of the holidays, Anne Hathaway took her dog Esmeralda for a walk on Thursday (December 26). The "Le Miserable" beauty was cute and casual, sporting a white long-sleeved shirt and jeans, smiling as sheShow More Summary

Anne Hathaway: One of Just Jared's Most Popular Actresses!

Anne Hathaway takes her beloved dog Esmeralda for a walk on Thursday (December 26) in Los Angeles. The 31-year-old actress was spotted arriving in town earlier in the week to spend the holidays with her family. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Anne Hathaway All week, JustJared.com has been recapping who our readers have [...]

Anne Hathaway & Adam Shulman Hold Hands for Intimate Walk

Anne Hathaway hold hands while enjoying a romantic walk with their pet pooch Esmeralda on Saturday (November 16) in Los Angeles. Earlier in the week, the 31-year-old actress showed her support for Rashida Jones while attending the Dannijo + Rashida Jones’ Fine By Dannijones Private Dinner in West Hollywood. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics [...]

Anne Hathaway: Early Birthday Celebration with Adam Shulman!

Anne Hathaway walks her dog Esmeralda while spending the day with friends at Silver Lake Park on Sunday (November 10) in Los Angeles. The 30-year-old actress held one of her pals sleeping baby like a pro throughout the afternoon. The night before, Anne and her husband Adam Shulman went out for dinner together at Crossroads [...]

Anne Hathaway: 'Les Mis' For Your Consideration Spoof!

Anne Hathaway and her husband Adam Shulman take their dog Esmeralda for an afternoon walk on Thursday (January 31) in Los Angeles. The 30-year-old actress was recently mocked in a funny new video spoofing her Oscar-nominated performance in Les Miserables. “I probably watched [the "I Dreamed a Dream" scene] five or six times … and [...]

Don DeLillo Reads Up A Storm Next Week

Don DeLillo, writer of many modern classics, is coming to Chicago to read from his latest book "The Angel Esmeralda" and indulge in a public discussion with the Senior Editor of Booklist. [ more › ]

The First Church of Marilynne Robinson

Martin Amis, in his New Yorker review of Don DeLillo’s “The Angel Esmeralda,” argued that any time we claim to love a writer’s work, we are always stretching the truth. “What we really mean,” he wrote, “is that we love about half ofShow More Summary

The Fallen Catholic DeLillo

2 years agoReligion : The Revealer

From the Los Angeles Review of Books, a review of Don DeLillo's The Angel Esmeralda: Nine Stories, by Cornel Bonca: The fallen Catholic DeLillo began to find a way to write about certain inescapable promptings of "awe" and "wonder" that were so insistent that they qualified as spiritual intimations. Show More Summary

The Angel Esmeralda: Nine Stories To Jostle Your Brain

The Angel Esmeralda has a DeLillo tune to it. The prose is original, succinct, even playful at times. Yet, his stories have become darker with less room for a breath of relief. The reader is left in awe at his genius, amidst an unease that only comes from DeLillo's vigilant human observations. [ more › ]

DeLillo and Trance States

Charles Baxter notes, “If you have read several books by Don DeLillo, sooner or later you will have a Don DeLillo moment.” For Baxter, these are often “trance states,” of which DeLillo’s newest collection, The Angel Esmeralda, contains many.

The Omission of Desire

From Charles Baxter’s review of The Angel Esmeralda: This omission of any markers of the narrator’s desire is one of the signs that we are inside a posthumanist fiction. In an earlier style—a style still very much on the menu in American...Show More Summary

The Story Prize 2011 Shortlist

The Story Prize has announced its nominees for the 2011 prize, We Others by Steven Millhauser, Binocular Vision by Edith Pearlman, The Angel Esmeralda by Don DeLillo. Our review of the latter was published today.

Faith in Appearances: Don DeLillo’s The Angel Esmeralda

His vision spreads outward, encompassing ever more of the nuances and frequencies of an urbanized West that has maxed out on chatter and distraction. It has to expand like this in order to express the burden of shepherding a lone self...Show More Summary

The Votes Are In: Literary Award Winners and Finalists

Almost as exciting as the Republican primaries: it was a huge week for lit contests, six of which announced winners and/or finalists... The Story Prize finalists: Don DeLillo, The Angel Esmeralda Steven Millhauser, We Others Edith Pearlman, Binocular Vision Winner...

Books Pick: Short Form

“I love the work of Don DeLillo,” Martin Amis wrote in the magazine recently, adding “and I love ‘The Angel Esmeralda: Nine Stories,’ ” which is DeLillo’s first story collection. Throughout his celebrated career—a National...

Books - Don DeLillo - The Angel Esmeralda

Over the course of 30 years, DeLillo has found new ways of drawing his readers in

Books: Book Review: Don DeLillo: The Angel Esmeralda: Nine Stories

Over a 50-year literary career, Don DeLillo has published 16 novels, but never a short-story collection. His most successful short work is the novella “Pafko At The Wall,” which was retitled “The Triumph Of Death” when it became the prologue to DeLillo’s mammoth novel Underworld. Show More Summary

In this Sunday's Times: Getting to know Don DeLillo

Unfamiliar with the works of Don DeLillo? For a primer of sorts, says David L. Ulin in a review featured in this Sunday's books coverage, you might turn to the collection "The Angel Esmeralda: Nine Stories." This short story collection,...

Amis on DeLillo

Two literary titans in need of no introduction: Martin Amis reviews Don DeLillo‘s The Angel Esmeralda: Nine Stories.

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