"The prose can be as dazzling as a waterfall... His disciples are right when they claim that few novelists have their fingers as close to the pulse of the end-of-millennium urban West." -- Afshi Rattansi Guardian "Don DeLillo...is original, versatile, and, in his disdain of last year's emotional guarantees, fastidious... Into our technology-ridden daily lives he reads the sinister ambiguities, the floating ugliness of America's recent history" -- John Updike New Yorker "A witty, harrowing and superbly controlled novel about modern alienation and violence" Washington Post
Don DeLillo received the Award in Literature from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters in 1984. He has won the American Book Award, and the 1989 Irish Times/Aer Lingus International Fiction Prize for his novel, Libra. He has written 16 novels, including the acclaimed works Underworld and White Noise, as well as plays, short stories and essays.
Basically, this is the story of a couple that takes separate vacations. She goes to Maine with her friends, a gay couple, and we read about their interaction. Read morePublished on May 23 2001 by Ethan Cooper
During my rabid consumption of DeLillo's work two years ago, "Players" was the one bump on the road. It was the only one of his books that I could take or leave. Read morePublished on June 25 1999
This is Delillo's first masterpiece.Pammy and Lyle Wynant are archetypal late twentieth century Americans. Read morePublished on April 17 1998 by Mike Lehrman(firstname.lastname@example.org)