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"He speaks in your voice, American"

Dear John,

Earlier this month an annotated copy of Don DeLillo’s Underworld went up for auction at Sotheby’s. It sold for $57k as part of a fundraiser for the… 571 more words

Books

Truth Waiting

“Every sentence has a truth waiting at the end of it and the writer learns how to know it when he finally gets there.”

— Don DeLillo
Book

DeLillo on the Couch: A Brief Response to the Psychoanalytic Approach

“Presently he collects three companions and sets out on a cross-country trip—ostensibly to meet a television film crew in the Southwest, but really to look in the nation’s heartland for clues to himself and the American nation he… 758 more words

Literature

In which Netty takes a gander around the grassy knoll, but is none the wiser about the whole JFK thing ...

Of course one of America’s best writers was eventually going to tackle America’s most famous, most notorious, most far-reaching moment of the 20th century. Of course he was. 1,002 more words

Reading Challenge 2014

Part-time blogger, full-time ass

I started re-reading Don DeLillo’s White Noise in October, inspired by connections to how our media was handling the Ebola crisis. Ha, ha: look at me! 498 more words

Memoir

Authors Note

If you haven’t already dropped all your cash on a Black Friday or CyberMonday gift, today is your chance to really spend some money, and ostensibly support a good cause.   197 more words

Hooray Fiction!

This Week's Tweeted Writing Prompts: Thanksgiving Edition (Nov. 23 - Nov. 30)

Each day, we tweet fiction and poetry writing prompts to help writers loosen up and let loose. This last week’s seasonal theme is Thanksgiving. So give thanks and smash your writer’s block! 290 more words

Wisdom