As promised, though a week late, my latest column for the Jerusalem Post is a retrospective about Jerusalem Prize winner Don DeLillo.
On November 20, Don DeLillo, one of America’s most renowned and controversial novelists, celebrated his 70th birthday. But whether he seems older or younger than that is hard to say. DeLillo’s work subverts any run-of-the-mill sense of time. Some of his books are eerily prophetic, others explore the past through a fun-house mirror and still others depict the present with such precision that it takes years of distance to see ourselves in it. (MORE)