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Infinite Jester: Rediscovering a Road Trip With David Foster Wallacenew

In 1996, David Lipsky spent time alongside David Foster Wallace, then a brilliant young writer on a reluctant book tour for Infinite Jest. Now, their hours of recorded conversation -- interviews conducted in cars, planes, hotel rooms and Wallace's home -- are rendered vividly and mostly verbatim in Lipsky's new book.
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  Aaron Jentzen  |  05-03-2010  |  Nonfiction

Seven False Starts About the Death of David Foster Wallacenew

By now you may have heard. The most influential and innovative fiction stylist of his generation, the smartest, funniest, strangest, most endearing and (let's just say it) the greatest writer under 50 in America, killed himself at his Claremont home on Sept. 12.
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Cornel Bonca  |  12-05-2008  |  Books

David Foster Wallace: 1962-2008new

Several of my artistic heroes have died in recent years, but they were older or no longer productive, and when I learned that David Foster Wallace had committed suicide I was far more shocked and upset.
Baltimore City Paper  |  Tim Kreider  |  09-30-2008  |  Books

Infinite Loss: David Foster Wallace and the Troublesome, Inescapable 'I'new

"Was he a good writer?" asked the young sales clerk at Borders.
L.A. Weekly  |  Gendy Alimurung  |  09-19-2008  |  Books

Overhead Bagage: David Foster Wallace, 1962-2008new

DFW possessed a brain that was crowded with doubt -- about his own ability, sure, and in the larger sense, the ability of any of us to adequately express anything.
Boston Phoenix  |  Nina MacLaughlin  |  09-18-2008  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

The Crux of the Crustaceannew

Chomping down on David Foster Wallace’s new book of essays, Consider the Lobster.
Montreal Mirror  |  Juliet Waters  |  01-27-2006  |  Nonfiction

Consider the Wallacenew

Eight books into his career, David Foster Wallace remains a prisoner of postmodern irony.
OC Weekly  |  Cornel Bonca  |  01-13-2006  |  Nonfiction

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