LA Times reporter Esmeralda Bermudez writes about young Los Angeles poet Vanessa Tahay, who has been absolutely rocking the city’s poetry venues. “At 4 feet, 11 inches, Vanessa Tahay is what you might call a chaparrita. Her skin is dark, her accent is thick, and if you ask her, she will tell you these are […]
Ryan Gosling is handsome in brown while out and about on Monday (April 6) in Paris, France. The 34-year-old actor missed his daughter Esmeralda‘s first Easter this past weekend, since he was seen flying out of Los Angeles. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Ryan Gosling Ryan is currently in the City of Light [...]
Ryan Gosling carries a garment bag while shooting scenes for his upcoming film Nice Guys on Tuesday (January 27) in Los Angeles. The 34-year-old Canadian actor was joined for the scenes by Australian actress Angourie Rice, who plays his daughter in the movie. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Ryan Gosling Though Ryan plays [...]
Eva Mendes looks like she is totally slimmed down while stepping out to film a commercial on Friday (October 31) in Los Angeles. The 40-year-old actress gave birth to her daughter Esmeralda just a month and a half ago, but she is already looking amazing! PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Eva Mendes Eva‘s [...]
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 [...]
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 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 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 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 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, 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 › ]
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
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 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 › ]
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.
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 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.
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
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...
Over the course of 30 years, DeLillo has found new ways of drawing his readers in