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Entries Tagged as 'Don DeLillo'

November 1st, 2021 · No Comments

“The writer has lost a great deal of his influence, and he is situated now, if anywhere, on the margins of the culture. But isn’t this where he belongs? How could it be any other way? And in my personal view this is a perfect place to observe what’s happening at the dead center of […]

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January 12th, 2021 · No Comments

“People need rules and boundaries, and if society doesn’t provide them in sufficient measure, the estranged individual may drift into something deeper and more dangerous. Terrorism is built on structure. A terrorist act is a structured narrative played out over days or weeks or even years if there are hostages involved. What we call the […]

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February 4th, 2020 · No Comments

“Sometimes faith needs a sign. There are times when you want to stop working at faith and just be washed in a blowing wind that tells you everything.” – Don DeLillo, Underworld Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinemailPrint

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January 30th, 2020 · No Comments

“The shock, the power of an ordinary life. It is a thing you could not invent with banks of computers in a dust-free room.” – Don DeLillo, Underworld Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinemailPrint

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January 29th, 2020 · No Comments

“What’s the point of waking up in the morning if you don’t try to match the enormousness of the known forces in the world with something powerful in your own life?” – Don DeLillo, Underworld Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinemailPrint

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January 28th, 2020 · No Comments

“Corporations are great and appalling things. They take you and shape you in nearly nothing flat, twist and swivel you. And they do it without overt persuasion, they do it with smiles and nods, a collective inflection of the voice. You stand at the head of a corridor and by the time you walk to […]

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Tags: Don DeLillo · Economics · Lit & Crit

January 18th, 2020 · No Comments

“Sometimes I see something so moving I know I’m not supposed to linger. See it and leave. If you stay too long, you wear out the wordless shock. Love it and trust it and leave.” – Don DeLillo, Underworld Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinemailPrint

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January 17th, 2020 · No Comments

“It’s not enough to hate your enemy. You have to understand how the two of you bring each other to deep completion.” – Don DeLillo, Underworld Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinemailPrint

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