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Added an event from 20+ years ago when I found that there is a recording of a DeLillo reading and talk from the John Adams Institute - look for May 27, 1988 on the DeLillo Events page. (Mar 31, 2021)
Late news of an online DeLillo Event tomorrow, and added one 2019 piece to the White Noise Media page. (Mar 27, 2021)
Added three nice cover images of recent Spanish editions, and updated the Italian editions for Il silenzio (thanks Gianluca!). (Mar 13, 2021)
Reports this week on a film project based on White Noise involving Noah Baumbach, new item on the Odds and Ends page. (Jan 18, 2021)
Created an Editions of The Silence page. Also added two items to the The Silence Media Watch. (Dec 13, 2020)
Added three items to the The Silence Media Watch. (Dec 1, 2020)
Added a recent items to the The Silence Media Watch. (Nov 14, 2020)
Added a bunch more recent items to the The Silence Media Watch, and also put a few details and thoughts onto The Silence page. (Oct 25, 2020)
Added three more items to the The Silence Media Watch, featuring a piece from The Guardian with a number of DeLillo quotes. (Oct 18, 2020)
Created a 'media watch' page for The Silence, with a couple early reviews. (Oct 10, 2020)
Harper's has published an excerpt entitled "Time to Destination" from the beginning of The Silence, and you'll find a link to it there. (Sept 19, 2020)
Added the cover shot for The Silence along with a new link to an EW preview and little excerpt. (July 16, 2020)
The full story of the origins and making of the DeLillo-scripted film are now revealed by Ross Scarano in The Ringer; get the details & link in the Media Watch section on the 'Game 6' page. (July 7, 2020)
Created a new page for The Silence, coming in October, and stuck a link on the main page. (June 27, 2020)
Some welcome news in these times - new DeLillo work due out in October! More details on the Events page. (June 12, 2020)
The unseen - the web is missing links of DeLillo's work - see the Odds and Ends page. (May 16, 2020)
In the midst of global pandemic, White Noise and DeLillo are frequent reference points - one example on the Odds and Ends page. (May 2, 2020)
In London next month: an opera based on "The Angel Esmeralda" to be staged by the Guildhall School, details on the Events page. (Jan 20, 2020)
Added a note on the reading of 'Pafko at the Wall' on the anniversary of the game, details on the Events page. (Sept 26, 2019)
A theatrical adaptation of White Noise is having a U.S. premiere in September in New York City, details on the Events page. (Sept 1, 2019)
Julien Gosselin's productions of DeLillo adaptations will be on in March and April in Amsterdam, details on the Events page. (Feb 24, 2019)
Posted a couple new images with publication details on the Swedish editions page.
(Jan 21, 2019)
A new interview with DeLillo with comments on Love-Lies-Bleeding and the current affairs, on the Interviews page.
(Nov 6, 2018)
A grandiose theatrical production about terrorism using DeLillo's novels is on now in Avignon, links at the Events page. (Thanks to Remy for the tip!)
(July 10, 2018)
Rachel Kushner says DeLillo helped name her recent The Mars Room; a nice new Odds & Ends entry.
(May 16, 2018)
Added two recent DeLillo appearances to the Event page.
(Apr. 28, 2018)
Added a rap-related Odds and Ends item, and added an upcoming Event in London (thanks due to Sekhar and Richard).
(Mar. 18, 2018)
Added a couple fun Odds and Ends, linked up to a recording of DeLillo's Portland conversation on Events (see Nov. 17. 2016 entry), and added a NPR radio interview from 2016 (thanks due to Gianluca & JM!)
(Nov. 26, 2017)
Spent some hours cleaning up broken links across the site. The web is kinda broken that way - people keep reorganizing their sites or just deleting things. Kudos as always to Internet Archive!
(Aug. 8, 2017)
Created a page for the Ukrainian Editions upon the publication of Zero K.
(Aug. 7, 2017)
New DeLillo story "The Itch" in the New Yorker (online & Aug 7-14, 2017 issue) and added to the stories page.
(Jul. 31, 2017)
Added entry for the upcoming DeLillo conference (April 28-29) in NYC to the Events page.
(Apr. 19, 2017)
A belated report on new White Noise film project on the Odds and Ends page.
(Mar. 18, 2017)
A couple updates to the events page.
(Nov. 30, 2016)
Updated info for the DeLillo appearances in Italy next week. Dates and links for events in the October 22-26 span in Rome, Turin and Genova. (Thanks to Nicola!). Also a short new entry on the Odds and Ends page.
(Oct. 15, 2016)
DeLillo will be on the move in coming weeks, with new events listed for Rome and Austin, Texas. Also, the film based on The Body Artist (previously mentioned on the Odds and Ends page) is now being shown - new page for "Never Ever".
And check out this new page for the Swedish editions - great cover designs!
(Sept. 15, 2016)
Added a DeLillo appearance next week in Cleveland, OH, listed on the events page, plus a new Odds and Ends entry.
(Sept. 5, 2016)
Added a DeLillo appearance planned for 2017, listed on the events page. Also listed a fun UK interview on "What I've Learned".
(July 29, 2016)
A quick note that The Spinoff out of New Zealand has been running a DeLillo Week right now with reviews and discussions of the man's work. Today the site features a review of Zero K by Thom Shackleford. Check it out!
(July 21, 2016)
Added a DeLillo appearance that I missed - Toronto on June 2 - now listed as an event along with a link to a short article with some quotes from his visit. Also listed a reading in Madrid that I believe took place on June 10.
(June 16, 2016)
A set of critical writings on DeLillo published in Orbit, with a link on the Odds and Ends page
(Jun 7, 2016)
Another DeLillo event in London in June at Southbank Centre. Also several new entries on the Zero K Media Watch page.
(May 25, 2016)
Several UK entries on the Zero K Media Watch page, including a good interview in The Guardian.
(May 11, 2016)
Almost missed the DeLillo event in San Francisco tonight with Rachel Kushner. Also put in a new Odds and Ends entry for the Ben Rhodes story.
(May 9, 2016)
A couple more entries on the Zero K Media Watch page. Also - DeLillo here in Portland on Nov. 17 at an event with Noah Hawley (I believe the first contributor to this site!).
(May 5, 2016)
Zero K now available in the U.S. A couple more entries on the Zero K Media Watch page.
(May 3, 2016)
Yet more new entries on the Zero K Media Watch page including a brief NPR interview.
(May 2, 2016)
And more new entries on the Zero K Media Watch page. Also - DeLillo in LA on May 11 at a Writers Bloc event.
(Apr 30, 2016)
Many new entries on the Zero K Media Watch page. Also - DeLillo in NYC on May 2 at a 92nd St Y event.
(Apr 27, 2016)
Michiko Kakutani/NYT weighs in on the Zero K Media Watch page.
(Apr 25, 2016)
Several new entries on the Zero K Media Watch page, with a couple reports from Down Under.
(Apr 24, 2016)
A number of new entries on the Zero K Media Watch page, including the Spanish edition cover. Also - DeLillo in London in a June event, news of a French film adaptation of The Body Artist in Odds and Ends entry, and a cool new DeLillo 'Writers Block' portrait on the Bio page, created by Steph Ketnick here in Portland.
(Apr 6, 2016)
Harper's has published an excerpt story from Zero K entitled "Plexiglass" - find the link on the Zero K Media Watch page.
(Mar 23, 2016)
Updates to the Events page, with listing for an Athens appearance on March 16, and a report from the Paris conference. Also added a new brief Interview in conjunction with the visit to Greece.
(Mar 12, 2016)
The New Yorker has published an excerpt story from Zero K entitled "Sine Cosine Tangent" along with a brief interview - find the links on the Zero K Media Watch page.
(Feb 15, 2016)
Hey! Today marks 20 years of existence for the Don DeLillo's America site! No special events planned, but perhaps the link just added to the Zero K Media Watch page, a piece from Tom LeClair entitled "Death and Life with Don DeLillo" is existentially fitting.
(Feb 3, 2016)
Created a Zero K Media Watch page, starting with an early mini-review from Publishers Weekly.
(Dec 7, 2015)
Updates to the Events page, with a transcription of DeLillo's comments upon receiving his latest award last night, plus a brief encounter in Portugal.
(Nov 19, 2015)
Scribner has posted a cover image for DeLillo's next novel Zero K.
(Oct 21, 2015)
Put in two working links for DeLillo stories - fixed the "Total Loss Weekend" link and put in a new one for "Human Moments in World War III" on both Stories and Bibliography. Also put in an Odds and Ends item for Garth Risk Hallberg.
(Nov 2, 2015)
DeLillo listed as a guest for the Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival in early November, added to the Events page.
(Oct 18, 2015)
Added a report for DeLillo's appearance in in NYC on Oct. 2, as part of The New Yorker Festival, to the Events page.
(Oct 5, 2015)
It's getting hard to keep up with DeLillo news lately! Today came the announcement that he has been awarded another significant prize, the 2015 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters from the National Book Foundation. The Award ceremony event will be on Nov. 18. Also AP ran a story with a few responses with DeLillo which I added to the interview page.
(Sep 2, 2015)
DeLillo's next novel Zero K has a page and now has a short dust jacket type description from Scribner, but no cover image so far. Thanks to alert friends of the page for the pointers! Also added an Event for a DeLillo conference in Paris, February 2016.
(Aug 31, 2015)
The big news today - DeLillo's next novel is titled Zero K and is scheduled for publication in May 2016 (per both Amazon and Scriber web listings) - no cover image yet, however. Also there's been a flurry of activity related to Underworld - new UK edition and media entries, including a new short DeLillo afterword, and an introduction by Rachel Kushner. Also added an event for the recent passing of E.L. Doctorow, to the Events page.
(Aug 27, 2015)
Added an upcoming event in NYC on Dec. 2, DeLillo with Joy Williams, to the Events page.
(Jun 24, 2015)
Added a blurb listing for the 1984 Bantam edition of Stephen Wright's Meditations in Green to the Bibliography, and added an entry on a Pitchfork piece in which several musicians comment on White Noise to the Odds and Ends page.
(May 15, 2015)
Added exactly one sentence to the blurb listing for Gordon Lish's Peru to the Bibliography, and added an upcoming event in Brooklyn on April 27 to the Events page.
(Mar 23, 2015)
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