Don DeLillo

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On my radar: Rachel Kushner’s cultural highlights
The acclaimed essayist and novelist on the genius of Don DeLillo, the temptation of motorbikes, and being swept away by CocoRosie

Rachel Kushner

17, Apr, 2021 @2:00 PM

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The Silence by Don DeLillo review – Beckett for the Facebook age
Five characters attempt to deal with a digital shutdown in New York in DeLillo’s strangely heartless novella

Alex Preston

27, Oct, 2020 @11:00 AM

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The Silence by Don DeLillo review – the machine stops
Planes go down and screens go dark in this slim apocalyptic tale from a master stylist

Anne Enright

22, Oct, 2020 @6:30 AM

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Don DeLillo: 'I wondered what would happen if power failed everywhere'
The US novelist, long preoccupied by the uneasy reality of western society, talks about his latest book, set in a world hit by a tech blackout

Rachel Cooke

18, Oct, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Love-Lies-Bleeding review – Don DeLillo play is a matter of life and death
The novelist’s drama opens up arguments about assisted death and the point at which life ceases to have meaning

Michael Billington

15, Nov, 2018 @11:24 AM

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Don DeLillo on Trump's America: 'I'm not sure the country is recoverable'
He has spent half a century dissecting America’s dreams and nightmares. Now the great novelist is imagining what his ‘deluged’ country will be like three years from today

Xan Brooks

05, Nov, 2018 @1:00 PM

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Joe Dunthorne: ‘On the Road takes longer to read than it did to write’
The Welsh writer on why you can’t trust Jack Kerouac, paying homage to Don DeLillo, and the ‘weird and witty’ Jane Bowles novel that remains underrated

Joe Dunthorne

13, Jul, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Avignon festival review – shock, awe and 10 hours of Don DeLillo
Thomas Jolly presents the spectacular Thyestes, Milo Rau explores a real crime in La Reprise and Julien Gosselin leaves audiences in a trance

Andrew Todd

11, Jul, 2018 @11:49 AM

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Top 10 conspiracy theories in fiction
Stories that appear to buy into hidden plots, from Franz Kafka to Thomas Pynchon, have an insistent appeal for readers looking to find out ‘what really happened’

James Miller

17, Jan, 2018 @10:00 AM

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Top 10 imaginary drugs in fiction
From the mind-bending potion in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland to Don DeLillo’s cure for the fear of death, these are some of the most potent hits in literature

Jeff Noon

18, Oct, 2017 @9:00 AM

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The literary life of Michiko Kakutani: the book critic's best feuds and reviews
The New York Times writer is stepping down from her role, leaving behind a remarkable career characterized by razor-sharp reviews and intra-literary rows

Jake Nevins

28, Jul, 2017 @8:19 PM

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Best new paperbacks: Rose Tremain, Don DeLillo, Janine di Giovanni
Tremain’s study of political neutrality makes a striking contrast with Di Giovanni’s reporting of the war in Syria in the best of the month’s reissues

Nick Sidwell

10, Mar, 2017 @3:00 PM

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