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Don DeLillo to Receive National Book Award for Contribution to American Letters

Don DeLillo, author of more than fifteen novels, including White Noise, Mao II, and Underworld, will receive the 2015 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters at the 66th National Book Awards Ceremony and Benefit Dinner. 179 altre parole

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Falling Man - Don DeLillo (prose #15)

We are not witnessing the flow of information so much as pure spectacle, or information made sacred, ritually unreadable. The small monitors of the office, home and car become a kind of idolatry here, where crowds might gather in astonishment.

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Still Summer

Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it
Oh Sommer, welche Kraft hast du uns leiden und es lieben zu lassen…
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Klausbernd Vollmar

Top Ten Books

      

Not really film related but oh well. Been having the great books on my mind. This list changes each year. Sometimes you re read a book and it’s a different book. 52 altre parole

Hemingway

Cover to Cover with White Noise

Among other things, White Noise is about Jack Gladney: a professor specializing in Hitler studies who can’t speak German.

He attempts to learn the language while keeping his horrible secret from his colleagues, simultaneously navigating family life in a culture of post-modern consumerism. 158 altre parole

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