White Noise by Don DeLillo. The first thing that comes to mind after reading this book is Post-Modern Nihilism. This is one of those books that gets you thinking about how little sense life makes. In other words, it helps you realize how crazy things have gotten over the year. Yet at the same time, it shows you that people have always felt that way. In a way, it seems like the world doesn’t make sense now, and maybe that is something new, but the truth is, it has always been this way. People have always thought the world didn’t make sense and was getting worse.