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  • Tuning back in to 'White Noise'

    Tuning back in to 'White Noise'
    Don DeLillo's "White Noise" (Penguin: 336 pp., $16 paper), newly reissued in a 25th anniversary edition with superb jacket art by Michael Cho, is many different types of novel: a campus novel; the soap opera of a hilariously dysfunctional family; a...
  • Don DeLillo's 'Point Omega' is an Iraq war tale stressing insight over action

    Don DeLillo's 'Point Omega' is an Iraq war tale stressing insight over action
    The reviews of Don DeLillo's last few novels put me in mind of the sports journalist who, after a certain Yankee game, wrote, " Babe Ruth was not able to make any home runs." Critics of "The Body Artist," "Cosmopolis" and especially "Falling Man" seem...
  • 'Away From Her,' written on the pages of the mind

    'Away From Her,' written on the pages of the mind
    THE tale of a superhero, a '70s drug dealer, or a plot to destroy the world it's not. Alice Munro's "The Bear Came Over the Mountain," which isn't really about a bear and does not feature a mountain, is the story of an elderly couple — a once-...
  • Toxic Avengers

    Toxic Avengers
    A sense of event when together Songwriter Mikel Jollett is of a breed that counts at least as many literary references as musical. That certainly accounts for his band's Scrabble-worthy name, the Airborne Toxic Event (from Don DeLillo's apocalyptic...
  • Salinger, Pynchon & Co.: When writers are recluses

    They wait like pilgrims, queuing silently, bearing volumes for inscription and awaiting a chance to touch the hem of his garment. They're not Franciscans approaching Assisi but earnest readers rushing bookstores and cultural temples for word -- wisdom,...
  • Sonic Youth as muse

    Sonic Youth as muse
  • 'Last Night in Twisted River' by John Irving

    'Last Night in Twisted River' by John Irving
    Last Night in Twisted River A Novel John Irving Random House: 558 pp., $28 The opening passages of "Last Night in Twisted River" recycle John Irving's signature themes at such dizzy speed, it's as though the author were ticking boxes. New England?...
  • 'The Serialist: A Novel' by David Gordon

    'The Serialist: A Novel' by David Gordon
    Start with a hack writer as narrator. Add a serial killer and you could have a recipe for another cliché-ridden piece of crime fiction. But in his first novel, "The Serialist," David Gordon walks the cliché tightrope and succeeds. The book is funny, with...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers (hardcover) for March 7, 2010

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam: $24.95) The lives of a maid, a cook and a college graduate become intertwined as they change a Mississippi town. || 39 || || 2. || The Man From Beijing by...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers (hardcover) for Feb. 28, 2010

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam: $24.95) The lives of a maid, a cook and a college graduate become intertwined as they change a Mississippi town. || 38 || || 2. || Point Omega by Don...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers (hardcover) for Feb. 21, 2010

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam: $24.95) The lives of a maid, a cook and a college graduate become intertwined as they change a Mississippi town. || 37 || || 2. || First Rule by Robert...