Celine’s missing chapter.

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Céline’s Missing Chapter Louis-Ferdinand Céline has always presented a number of challenges for translators, publishers and readers. His attempts to capture the immediacy of spoken French led to a prose that was splintered and sometimes barely coherent—often little more than sentence fragments or words or syllables connected by ellipses and exclamation points. Conveying his heavy [&hellip
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Like its subject, DeLillo’s new novel is empty.

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Write the Rich In 1985, there was an investment opportunity, a new stock trading on the busted literary market. This IPO was White Noise; the CEO and author of the business plan was Don DeLillo. A major publishing house fronted the money and obviously wanted a return. Weird in-laws nationwide were whispering at parties, offering [&hellip
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Survivalism goes mainstream.

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Your Safe Room Americans haven’t thought this much about surviving the “unthinkable” since the Kennedy administration. In the early 80s, when Reagan officials told the country to prepare for “winnable nuclear war,” America just stared back, dumbfounded, then quietly returned to pissing its collective pants. Until recently, the only people seriously contemplating living through a [&hellip
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