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Wednesday, January 17, 2024—Don DeLillo is “our most necessary writer,” says his longtime editor Gerald Howard, one whose “intuitions and sentences have led him deeper into previously uncharted regions of our psyche than any other contemporary novelist.” Isn’t it time the Swedish Academy took notice?

To kick off a new year of LOA LIVE, Howard joins Mark Osteen, editor of the ⁠LOA DeLillo edition⁠, for a freewheeling conversation about the towering legacy—and still insufficiently acknowledged genius—of the author of White NoiseLibra, and Underworld, modern masterpieces that explore, with humor and an unassailable eye for the absurd, the dreams, dangers, and delusions of modern American life.

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