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May 15th 2007
(first published 2007)
- Date of birth: November 20, 1936
- Born: in Bronx, New York, The United States.
- Description: Don DeLillo is an American author best known for his novels, which paint detailed portraits of American life in the late 20th and early 21st centuries. He currently lives outside of New York City.
Among the most influential American writers of the past decades, DeLillo has received, among author awards, a National Book Award (White Noise, 1985), a PEN/Faulkner Award (Mao II, 1991), and an American Book Award (Underworld, 1998).
DeLillo's sixteenth novel, Point Omega, was published in February, 2010.