Example sentences for: delillo

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  • Book -- Underworld , by Don DeLillo;

  • "Taking his cue from writers like Don DeLillo and Philip K. Dick, who successfully blurred the lines between serious and popular novels, Lethem is like a kid in a candy store, grabbing all the tasty plots and gimmicks he can" (Albert Mobilio, the New York Times Book Review ). The heart of the book is the protagonist's affliction and his constant verbal outbursts, which form "a barrage of sheer rhetorical invention that has tour de force written all over it; it's an amazing stunt, and, just when you think the well is running dry, Lethem keeps on topping himself" ( Kirkus Reviews ). A few call the punning Joycean literary outbursts unrealistic, but most just take them in stride, admiring the "highly artificial, flamboyantly bizarre world that constantly upstages its genre format ...

  • DeLillo's epic of Cold War America--which juxtaposes Russia's atomic bomb with Bobby Thompson's Shot Heard Round the World, a Lenny Bruce concert, and a lost Sergei Eisenstein film--is pronounced a "masterwork" (Tom LeClair, the Atlantic Monthly ). DeLillo wins praise for his witty prose and inventive historical fiction, which includes such postwar celebrities as Frank Sinatra and J. Edgar Hoover.

  • Or Don Delillo's Underworld , which I personally couldn't stand but which spoke truth to many and lingered on the bestseller list for weeks.

  • The opening comment by Don DeLillo pays tribute to Chinese dissident Wei Jingsheng.


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