Jack Gladney is the creator and chairman of Hitler studies at the College-on-the-Hill. This is the story of his absurd life; a life that is going well enough, until a chemical spill from a rail car releases an 'Airborne Toxic Event' and Jack is forced to confront his biggest fear - his own mortality.
White Noise is an effortless combination of social satire and metaphysical dilemma in which Don DeLillo exposes our rampant consumerism, media saturation and novelty intellectualism. It captures the particular strangeness of life lived when the fear of death cannot be denied, repressed or obscured and ponders the role of the family in a time when the very meaning of our existence is under threat.
Picador's handy starter guide to the books of Don DeLillo from Underworld to Zero K.
To celebrate Zero K, Don Delillo's wisest, richest, funniest, and most moving novel in years, we've collected some of our favourite quotes from the author of Underworld and White Noise.
Read on for a selection of divine quotes from this literary great.
For a novel as innovative as White Noise, Picador decided to pull out all the stops and utilized some of the brightest talents and very latest computer technology to create a jacket for the book.
‘I was called a cult writer in the 70s, when that meant that very few people were reading me.’
We've been drooling over the stunning new cover designs for Don DeLillo's books that have just been published.
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