Don DeLillo wins PEN/Saul Bellow award

The “combination of terror and comedy and sheer song” in his writing means that “everyone wants to give Don DeLillo an award”, according to Philip Roth and his fellow… More

Don Delillo asks, “Does poetry need paper?”

Yesterday PEN announced its 2010 literary awards; the winners include novelist Don Delillo, who takes the top honor, the Saul Bellow Award for Achievement in American Fiction. Delillo’s first… More

Eggers, Hacker, DeLillo and Others Honored

This week two literary organizations with an interest in writing and social justice honored authors with an array of awards. The Dayton Literary Peace Prize and the PEN American… More

PEN American Center Names Award Winners

Break out the Champagne and the deposit slips. The PEN American Center has announced the 14 winners of its annual literary awards. Don DeLillo won the $25,000 Saul Bellow… More

Award for Sports Books

PEN American Center has teamed up with ESPN to create a new $5,000 award to honor the best nonfiction books about sports. “Sports have inspired some of America’s best… More

Footnotes

Michael Imperioli of the HBO series “The Sopranos” has made his film directing debut with a movie based on another HBO series, “The Hungry Ghosts,” The Associated Press reported.… More

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