I won’t be reading all day today, but that’s okay. Life is allowed to intrude on reading sometimes.
Reviewing a Don DeLillo novel – even a sort of embryonic, proto-DeLillo novel like… 1.656 altre parole
A few years ago I wrote a short (very short) story called Pangea’s Mansion. It was only a few lines, but it was meant to explore the idea that humans, as a species, are somewhat selfish; not only are they selfish, but they are quite willing to hurt themselves in pursuit of selfish ideals: cutting off one’s nose to spite one’s face, as it were. 345 altre parole
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 altre parole
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 altre parole