Don DeLillo

1936 - Today

Don DeLillo

Donald Richard DeLillo (born November 20, 1936) is an American novelist, short story writer, playwright, screenwriter and essayist. His works have covered subjects as diverse as television, nuclear war, sports, the complexities of language, performance art, the Cold War, mathematics, the advent of the digital age, politics, economics, and global terrorism. Initially he was a well-regarded cult writer; however, the publication in 1985 of White Noise brought him widespread recognition, and won him the National Book Award for fiction. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Don DeLillo has received more than 999,441 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,328th most popular writer.

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  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.66

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.70

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Don DeLillo ranks 1,327 out of 4,883Before him are Khaled al-Asaad, James Clavell, Callinus, José Maria de Eça de Queirós, César Vallejo, and Ibrahim ibn Yaqub. After him are Rex Stout, Lawrence Durrell, Wilhelm Müller, Ibn Khallikan, Jane Hawking, and Michel Butor.

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Among people born in 1936, Don DeLillo ranks 78Before him are Héctor Elizondo, Klaus Kinkel, Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Gianni Vattimo, Iolanda Balaș, and Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy. After him are Moussa Traoré, Yury Luzhkov, Abdul Qadeer Khan, J. Michael Bishop, Ivan Stambolić, and Tuncel Kurtiz.

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Among people born in United States, Don DeLillo ranks 1,508 out of 12,171Before him are Winsor McCay (1867), William Carlos Williams (1883), Roger Corman (1926), Roger B. Chaffee (1935), Thomas A. Steitz (1940), and Leslie Groves (1896). After him are William Daniel Phillips (1948), Rex Stout (1886), Walter Bradford Cannon (1871), Will Eisner (1917), Ethan Hawke (1970), and Mary Anderson (1862).