Turning an “unfilmable” book into a film is one thing; making it good is another.
In his deftly hewn new novel, The Silence, DeLillo disconnects us from our devices, wreaking havoc on our human fragility.
Penguin UK has released ten editions of ten contemporary classics with covers all commissioned from street artists, using photographs documenting the literary-inspired work.
Hyperallergic writers and siblings Brendan and Marisa Carroll recently attended a screening of David Cronenberg’s Cosmopolis at Walter Reade Theater in New York, which was followed by a Q-and-A session with the director. Here they review the film and tease out the artistic influences that inform Cronenberg’s sinister urban dreamscape.