New Additions to the DeLillo Page - 1998
This page notes all the new additions to the
page that were done in 1998.
Added a new interview
with DeLillo (in German) and short review of Underworld
to the media watch.
(Nov. 19, 1998)
Full details on Valparaiso,
DeLillo's new play, are available from American Repertory Theatre
(links on the Plays page).
Also added a few new Underworld reviews.
(Nov. 3, 1998)
Added new page for White
Noise: Text and Criticism due out from Penguin in Dec. 1998.
Added information on the new edition of "The Day Room"
to the Plays page.
(Oct. 24, 1998)
Added a number of links to German
articles on Underworld on
the occasion of its publication in that language. Thanks to Tilo
(Oct. 21, 1998)
Following up on the baseball theme,
David Kipen penned an article entitled "Following
the Bouncing Ball" for the SF Chronicle, Sept
27, 1998, which mentions DeLillo and Underworld.
(Sept. 28, 1998)
The New York Times has
a short interview
with DeLillo on the McGwire home run.
(Sept. 10, 1998)
Here are a few new links:
of the American Berserk", a comparative review of Underworld
and Roth's American Pastoral.
on "Hitler Studies in Don DeLillo's White Noise."
An interview with
DeLillo that is from a Netherlands site. Any translators?
Also added the Underworld reviews onto the main reviews
(Sept. 24, 1998)
Added a note to the Odds
and Ends page about an article on Gordon Lish and Raymond
Carver which quotes from a DeLillo letter to Lish.
Added an Event for the publication
of White Noise: Text and Criticism (Mark Osteen, editor)
in December 1998.
(August 19, 1998)
Added a newly found blurb
for Bill Buford's Among the Thugs.
(August 1, 1998)
(July 22, 1998)
DeLillo will be doing a reading
tour in Germany and Switzerland in November, 1998; check the events for details.
(thanks to Tilo for this info).
(July 10, 1998)
Found confirmation of DeLillo's
next work; a play entitled "Valparaiso" premiering
at the American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge, MA in late January,
1999. More detail on the Plays
(July 5, 1998)
One of the earliest friends
of the page, and fellow San Francisco dweller Noah
Hawley is having his first novel published at the end of June!
The title is A
Conspiracy of Tall Men, and Noah will be doing readings in
SF, NYC and LA. Check it out!
(June 20, 1998)
Have heard rumor that a film of
"Great Jones Street" will begin filming in late summer
in Toronto, starring Keanu Reeves of all people! Anyone know more?
Anyone have a script?
Added a page for the German translations of DeLillo's novels
(thanks to Tilo).
(May 27, 1998)
Added a new Call for Papers to the
Added a new page for the Italian translations
of DeLillo's novels. (thanks to Gianluca!)
(May 16, 1998)
Added details to the Odds
and Ends page on a new film which features narration using
lines from Mao II and White Noise. The film is called
Dial H.I.S.T.O.R.Y. by Johan Grimonprez, and was screened
at the San Francisco Int'l Film Festival last week (but I didn't
find out about it til afterwards, so I missed it).
(May 6, 1998)
Made a visit to the library, and
found a few new Underworld reviews,
and added a couple new entries to the Litcrit
Essays list (Begley and Caton).
(April 26, 1998)
Added three new links to the Underworld Media page from the
London Evening Standard.
Thanks to Richard Layne.
(April 13, 1998)
Added Amy Friedman's report on
DeLillo's appearance in London on Jan.
(April 11, 1998)
Added notice of DeLillo reading
in NYC March 23, 1998. Check Events
for more details.
(March 20, 1998)
Added two British editions: Mao II and Underworld.
(March 15, 1998)
The journal Undercurrent
is looking for papers
on DeLillo and Underworld by April 15, 1998.
(March 5, 1998)
Added the full text of an essay
by Mark Ireton on parallels between Mao II and Great
(March 4, 1998)
There's a new DeLillo discussion
mailing group. Check here for more
(Feb. 24, 1998)
Added London Review of Books
review to the Underworld Media
(Feb. 20, 1998)
A new DeLillo interview
has been discovered, this one by Diane Osen, done on July 24,
(Feb. 3, 1998)
Added a new section, the Events
page, to list upcoming and past events of interest to DeLillo
(Jan. 24, 1998)
DeLillo did a reading in Dublin
on January 12, 1998, and also a radio interview that day on station
RTE. There was a bit of press in The Irish Times, including
entitled "And quiet writes the Don" by Fintan O'Toole
on January 10, 1998, and a review
entitled "Pitched into the future" by Eileen Battersby
on January 8, 1998.
(Thanks to Seamus Enright)
DeLillo will be appearing
at the Adelaide
Festival in early March, 1998. More details to follow.
new DeLillo interview is up on the web (for those of you with
Real Audio). It's a radio interview at KCRW
radio station broadcast on January 15, 1998.
(Thanks to Andy Roe)
Added the full text of the
1992 interview, originally
in German, entitled "Masses, Power and the Elegance of Sentences"
by Brigitte Desalm, published in the Koelner Stadtanzeiger, Oct.
27, 1992 (in Cologne, Germany). Thanks to Tilo Zimmerman for the
(Jan. 14, 1998)
DeLillo will be appearing in London,
January 15, 1998.
The details of Don DeLillo's reading in London are:
Thursday, 15 January 1998, 7:30 pm, at The Congress Centre, 23-28
Gt. Russell Street, London WC1. Nearest tube: Tottenham Court
Road. Tickets are 3 pounds 50, and can be reserved from Waterstones
Book Store, Covent Garden, in person or by phone (0171-836-6757).
The event is sponsored by Picador Press and Waterstones. DeLillo
will be appearing in conversation with Adam Begley, and will read
from and discuss Underworld. And oh yes, the ticket price
includes a glass of wine.
(Thanks to Amy Friedman for the info)
A new interview:
The Guardian "Everything
under the bomb" an interview by Richard Williams.
(Jan. 10, 1998).
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