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On Not Writing (And a Bunch of Mini-Reviews)

Recently I was asked where my posts have disappeared to. That’s a good question that I keep asking myself, in fact. I have not stopped reading (not even close- in fact my pace may have even increased as of late), but my motivations for reading and writing seem to have shifted. 993 more words

Quote, Unquote

American writers ought to stand and live in the margins, and be more dangerous.
~ Don DeLillo

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Underworld by Don DeLillo

It starts with a baseball game and spans a half century.

Here’s an interesting book in that it’s 850 pages and almost entirely plotless. Not so much a narrative as a collection of vignettes, usually following a collection of interrelated characters but not always. 509 more words

Reviews

White Noise - Don DeLillo: A Review

Date finished: April 28th 2017

Life is better when you have a book token. I was fortunate enough to be in this position recently, and went and spent an hour and a half choosing two books to buy whilst destroying a friend’s will to live. 645 more words

Books

Book Review | White Noise by Don DeLillo

Yesterday, I told you guys about how I read American Psyhco by Bret Easton Ellis for a class I took in my final year at University. 620 more words

Review

May's Book of the Month: White Noise

“A brilliant satire of mass culture and the numbing effects of technology, White Noise tells the story of Jack Gladney, a teacher of Hitler studies at a liberal arts college in Middle America. 470 more words

Writing

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I’m taking a sabbatical from book club to make my second serious stab at writing a real book, one with its own ISBN number, one for which some amount of money will change hands. 399 more words

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