Great Jones Street

Front Cover
Picador, 1992 - American literature - 265 pages
15 Reviews
Bucky Wunderlick, en rock star med en stor fanskare, er i krise og forsøger at undslippe en verden, hvor overophedede romantiske myter og kunst kommercialiseres i uskøn blanding

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
5
4 stars
5
3 stars
5
2 stars
0
1 star
0

Review: Great Jones Street

User Review  - TheLongWait - Goodreads

DeLillo paints a dour picture of our rock star Anti Hero, Bucky Wonderlick. He is sensitive, but also needy. Needy of the attention he is destined, in his mind, to receive as a rock star. The plot was ... Read full review

Review: Great Jones Street

User Review  - Lucas Dispoto - Goodreads

I think Delilo's writing is beautiful, but I have to say I've disliked his books more often than not. "Great Jones Street" felt pretentious in its ramblings, its attempts to be a commentary on ... Read full review

About the author (1992)

Don DeLillo was born in the Bronx, New York on November 20, 1936. He received a bachelor's degree in communication arts from Fordham University in 1958. After graduation, he was a copywriter for an advertising company and wrote short stories on the side. His first story, The River Jordan, was published two years later in Epoch, the literary magazine of Cornell University. His first novel, Americana, was published in 1971. His other works include Ratner's Star, The Names, Libra, Underworld, The Body Artist, Cosmopolis, Falling Man, Point Omega, and The Angel Esmeralda, a collection of short stories. He won several awards including the National Book Award for fiction in 1985 for White Noise, the PEN/Faulkner Award in 1992 for Mao II, the PEN/Saul Bellow Award for Achievement in American Fiction in 2010, and the inaugural Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction in 2013.

Bibliographic information