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January 8, 2010

Fake Book News #1 — Don De Lillo Says He Will Give Up Writing Novels Because ‘Paranoia Is Overdone’

Filed under: Fake Book News,Humor,Late Night With Jan Harayda — 1minutebookreviewswordpresscom @ 1:00 am
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Don De Lillo says he will give up writing novels because “paranoia is overdone.”

Fake Book News is new category on this site that satirizes American literary culture, including the publishing industry, in posts after 10 p.m. Eastern Time. All posts consist of made-up news items that are intended to be entertaining — not taken seriously — and many will also appear on the FakeBookNews page (@fakebooknews) on Twitter ( Some Fake Book News may appear on One-Minute Book Reviews but not on Twitter and vice versa.


  1. This is good news. I love writing and reading satire about the industry.

    Comment by knightofswords — January 8, 2010 @ 11:52 am | Reply

  2. I wish this was real…I never did get his writing 😦

    Comment by Nish — February 8, 2010 @ 5:20 am | Reply

    • Odd the De Lillo keeps turning up as a bettors’ favorite for a Nobel Prize, isn’t it? Not sure why people keep putting money on him …

      Comment by 1minutebookreviewswordpresscom — February 10, 2010 @ 2:35 pm | Reply

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