Don DeLillo

Donald Richard "Don" DeLillo (born November 20, 1936) is an American novelist, playwright and essayist. His works have covered subjects as diverse as television, sports, the complexities of language, performance art, politics and economics.

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Underworld 9781447289395 by Don DeLillo by Don Delillo
With an introduction by Rachel Kushner He speaks in your voice American and theres a shine in his eye thats halfway hopeful. Its a vast and sprawling crowd that comes together to watch the DodgersGiants 1951 National League Final and when Bobby Thomson hits the Shot Heard Round the World and wins the pennant race for the Giants ripples are formed in the heavy undercurrent of time. Meanwhile on the other side of the planet another historic shot is fired the USSRs second atomic deton  read more
Mao II 9781509837847 by Don Delillo by Don Delillo
Bill Gray a famous reclusive novelist emerges from his isolation when he becomes the key figure in an event staged to force the release of a poet hostage in Beirut. As Bill enters the world of political violence a nightscape of Semtex explosives and hostages locked in basement rooms Bills dangerous passage leaves two people stranded his brilliant fixated assistant Scott and the strange young woman who is Scotts lover and Bills. An extraordinary novel from Don DeLillo about words a  read more
White Noise by Don DeLillo by Don Delillo
An extraordinarily funny book on a serious subject effortlessly combining social comedy disaster fiction and philosophy ...hilariously and grimly successful Daily Telegraph Jack Gladney is the creator and chairman of Hitler studies at the CollegeontheHill. This is the story of his absurd life a life that is going well enough until a chemical spill from a rail car releases an Airborne Toxic Event and Jack is forced to confront his biggest fear his own mortality. White Noise is an  read more
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Cosmopolis by Don Delillo
It's a stunningly eventful day in the life of Eric Packer, a multi-billionaire who owns a forty-eight-room apartment and a decommissioned nuclear bomber and who has recently married the heiress of a vast European fortune. Sitting in his stretch limousine as it moves across the middle of Manhattan, he finds the city at a virtual standstill because the President is visiting, a rapper's funeral is proceeding through town, and a violent protest is being staged in Times Square by anti-globalist groups. Eric's bodyguards are worried that he is a target and, indeed, he is - although the danger, as it turns out, is not from protesters or political assassins but from an anonymous man who lives in an abandoned building. 'One of America's smartest and most disturbing writers' - "The Times". 'DeLillo shapes a rhetoric for our age' - "Observer".  read more
Cosmopolis. by Don Delillo
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Zero K by Don Delillo
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Underworld by Don Delillo
Opens at the Shea Stadium at the World Series Game of 1951, where the ball is caught by a young, black man in the crowd, and continues to change hands throughout the book. The various recipients of the ball tell the story of post-war US history giving a panorama of America from the 50s to the 90s.  read more
White Noise (Picador 40th Anniversary Edition) (Picador 40th Anniversary Editn) by Don Delillo
'An extraordinarily funny book on a serious subject, effortlessly combining social comedy, disaster, fiction and philosophy ... hilariously, and grimly, successful' Daily Telegraph  read more
Mao II by Don Delillo
Written by the author of "Libra", which won the Aer Lingus International Fiction Prize, this novel is about words and images, novelists and terrorists. It is haunted by the intermingled spirits of such diverse figures as Andy Warhol and Mao Zedong.  read more
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