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Final Thoughts on DeLillo's End Zone (by Bethany)

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

Fiction - General

'We seem to believe it is possible to ward off death by following rules of good grooming.'
— Don DeLillo pic.twitter.com/cscLxAubkV

— Rhys Tranter (@RhysTranter) February 12, 2016

1900s

Pangea's Mansion and the Way We Think

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

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Wrenching the Last Bit of Celebration Out of Christmas of 1997: Thoughts on the First Half of Don DeLillo's End Zone (by Bethany)

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

Fiction - General

Book Club Spotlight: AUTHORS & AUTEURS

Did you make a New Year’s resolution to up your reading game in 2016? What better way to kickstart your reading life – and meet friendly new faces – than coming to one of our free book club meetings? 318 altre parole

Ratner's Star: DeLillo Throws Ideas at a Wall to See What Sticks

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

Great Bowie Street

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Fame requires every kind of excess.  I mean true fame, a devouring neon, not the sombre renown of waning statesmen or chinless kings.  I mean long journeys across gray space. 

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