Example sentences for: delillo

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  • The world of Hitler Studies--as Don DeLillo called it in White Noise --is going to be treated as a subculture, not unlike the world of JFK conspiracy buffs that Rosenbaum has been chronicling since the '70s.

  • "A book of heart, fire and genius," says the New York Times Book Review . More controversial is Charles Frazier's Cold Mountain , a surprise best seller about a Civil War deserter, which, to the dismay of many critics, beat out DeLillo's Underworld for the National Book Award.

  • Raves mount for Don DeLillo's Underworld.

  • "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 ...

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


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