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Wrenching the Last Bit of Celebration Out of Christmas of 1997: Thoughts on the First Half of Don DeLillo's End Zone (by Bethany)

When I was a senior in college, I asked for and received all of Don DeLillo’s novels for Christmas. Underworld had just been published, so I received that one in hardback and the others in paperback. 519 more words

Fiction - General

Book Club Spotlight: AUTHORS & AUTEURS

Did you make a New Year’s resolution to up your reading game in 2016? What better way to kickstart your reading life – and meet friendly new faces – than coming to one of our free book club meetings? 318 more words

Ratner's Star: DeLillo Throws Ideas at a Wall to See What Sticks

As I begin to write this post I get the feeling that I don’t have much to say about Don DeLillo’s Ratner’s Star other than it just wasn’t that great. 756 more words

Great Bowie Street


Fame requires every kind of excess.  I mean true fame, a devouring neon, not the sombre renown of waning statesmen or chinless kings.  I mean long journeys across gray space. 

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I felt Joyce was an influence on my fiction, but in a very...

I felt Joyce was an influence on my fiction, but in a very general way, as a kind of inspiration and a model for the beauty of language. 7 more words

Don DeLillo

Best books of 2015

So these are my favourite reads from 2015.

A couple of contemporary novels actually impressed me this year, Lerner’s 10:04 was funny and clever and overall just a very solid interesting read. 844 more words

Mao II - Don DeLillo


This book is easily one of my favourite from DeLillo’s oeuvre, the prose is on point, the ideas are thick and fast and genuinely interesting and DeLillo doesn’t drag it out too long. 915 more words