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  • MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Cosmopolis’

    Intriguing but numbing and visually stunted, David Cronenberg's film adaptation of "Cosmopolis" captures the weary philosophical deadpan of Don DeLillo's 2003 novel of financial cataclysm.

  • Review: Cronenberg blows a tire with 'Cosmopolis'

    Lifeless, stagey and lacking a palpable subversive pulse despite the ready opportunities offered by the material, "Cosmopolis" is a stillborn adaptation of Don DeLillo's novel that will initially attract some Robert Pattinson fans but will be widely met with audience indifference.

  • DeLillo a PEN/Faulkner finalist

    Don DeLillo's first book of short stories is a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner award for fiction.

  • DeLillo a finalist for short story prize

    Don DeLillo's first book of short stories is up for a literary honor.

  • BOOK REVIEW: 'The Angel Esmeralda'

    ''When my head is in the typewriter, the last thing on my mind is some imaginary reader," Don DeLillo told a Paris Review interviewer in 1992. "I don't have an audience; I have a set of standards."

  • Author Don DeLillo, seen here in April 2008, is best-known for his novels "White Noise," "Libra" and the epic "Underworld." He now has his first collection of nine short stories, "The Angel Esmeralda."  (Associated Press)

    Novelist DeLillo turns pen to short stories

    Don DeLillo is among the world's most influential and celebrated writers, but only close observers of his jacket photos are likely to recognize his face - roundish and dark-eyed, with lowered eyebrows and a watchful, withholding expression, as if he were the bearer of classified information.

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    BOOK REVIEW: 'Point Omega'

    For nearly 40 years, Don DeLillo has trained a cool analytical eye on the structures we erect and the devices we create in hopes of exercising some control over whatever exists outside and around us. He's an unconventional cultural building inspector, pointing out unperceived cracks and leaks in seemingly impermeable surfaces, issuing warnings so cryptically framed that we're not always certain where, or in whom, trouble lurks.

  • After September 11

    Who knew — almost 30 years ago, when Thomas Pynchon's masterpiece "Gravity's Rainbow" assailed us with its alarmingly memorable first line "A screaming comes across the sky" — how that envisioning of chaos come again would resonate across the decades?

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