Tom Moody is an Auckland writer and academic, and serves as head of the US fiction bureau at The Spinoff. He was born in St Louis, Missouri, in 1953.
Every day this week we look at the work of maybe the world's greatest living novelist - Don DeLillo. Tom Moody begins the series with an introduction and overview of the master.
Eleanor Catton was right: Man Booker short-listed novel The Fishermen really is "awesome".