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Ed Siegel The boston Globe Valparaiso may be the novelist's most satisfying work since White Noise....Valparaiso is art at its finest.
Kane Webb Arkansas Democrat Gazette [A] sugar rush of a story...Valparaiso is a terrific read.
Don DeLillo is the author of fifteen novels, including Zero K, Underworld, Falling Man, White Noise, and Libra. He has won the National Book Award, the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, the Jerusalem Prize for his complete body of work, and the William Dean Howells Medal from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2010, he was awarded the PEN/Saul Bellow Prize. The Angel Esmeralda was a finalist for the 2011 Story Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. In 2012, DeLillo received the Carl Sandburg Literary Award for his body of work.
Writing satire is fun and easy. As long as your work is satirical, you don't need real dialogue, well-formed characters, or an interesting plotline. Read morePublished on July 19 2002 by biz markie
"Valparaiso" is a play by Don DeLillo. According to the book's copyright page, the play was first performed in 1999 at the American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Read morePublished on Feb. 4 2002 by Michael J. Mazza
I attended a performance of Valaparaiso before reading the play. For that reason, I think I appreciate it much more than I would have otherwise. Read morePublished on May 4 2000 by Amy J. Ashcroft
I am a fan of Don Delillo and can usually defend him against most accusations of pretentiousness, unbelievable plots and dialogue and one dimensional characters. Read morePublished on May 2 2000 by Brent Woods
As a social commentary, Valparaiso ably tackles the "one minute of fame" phenomenon, our obsession with media, our existential search for meaning in anything as trivial... Read morePublished on Oct. 2 1999 by J. Aaron Bellamy