Reading the beginning of Don DeLillo’s latest book feels like groping through a room in the blinding morning light before you’ve had a cup of coffee. Words flow from one impression to the next through the half-articulated thoughts of Laura, the body artist, who presses the “what’s it called, the lever” of the toaster as she performs her breakfast rituals.
Recommended CitationKuhlman, Martha, "Everything's Zen: Review of The Body Artist by Don DeLillo" (2001). English and Cultural Studies Journal Articles. Paper 11.