Don DeLillo

Don Delillo’s Writing Guide

Some writers complain about writer's rut and writer's block. Others insist there's no such thing. Don DeLillo, who was born 20 November 1936, explains that he uses a special guide, another writer, Jorge Luis Borges, as his muse: "I work in the morning at a…

Literary Birthday – 20 November – Don DeLillo

Happy Birthday, Don DeLillo, born 20 November 1936 'First you look for discipline and control. You want to exercise your will, bend the language your way, bend the world your way. You want to control the flow of impulses, images, words, faces, ideas. But there’s a…

15 Famous Authors On Why They Write

Don DeLillo White Noise novelist Don DeLillo wrote a letter that appeared in the April 1996 issue of Harper’s, featured in Jonathan Franzen’s article, “Perchance to Dream.” The essay explored the roles of authors, readers, and written works in America. The Cosmopolis writer — who…
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