David Foster Wallace

David Foster Wallace (February 21, 1962 – September 12, 2008) was an American novelist, short story writer, and essayist, as well as a professor of English and creative writing.
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This is Water by David Foster Wallace by David Foster Wallace
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How does one keep from going through their comfortable prosperous adult life unconsciously How do we get ourselves out of the foreground of our thoughts and achieve compassion The speech captures Wallaces electric intellect as well as his grace in attention to others. After his death it became a treasured piece of writing reprinted in The Wall Street Journal and the London Times commented on endlessly in blogs and emailed from friend to friend. Writing with his oneofakind blend of cau  read more
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Oblivion by David Foster Wallace by David Foster Wallace
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A visionary a craftsman a comedian ...He can do anything with a piece of prose and it is a humbling experience to see him go to work on what has passed up till now as modern fiction. Hes so modern hes in a different timespace continuum from the rest of us. Goddamn him ZADIE SMITH A recognised master of form and a brilliant recorder of human behaviour David Foster Wallace has been hailed as the most significant writer of his generation TLS. Each new book confirms and extends his ge  read more
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Infinite Jest 9780349121086 by David Foster Wallace by David Foster Wallace
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Somewhere in the notsodistant future the residents of Ennet House a Boston halfway house for recovering addicts and students at the nearby Enfield Tennis Academy are ensnared in the search for the master copy of INFINITE JEST a movie said to be so dangerously entertaining its viewers become entranced and expire in a state of catatonic bliss ...Wallaces exuberance and intellectual impishness are a delight and he has deep things to say about the hollowness of contemporary American pleasure  read more
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Brief Interviews with Hideous Men by David Foster Wallace
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In his startling and singular new short story collection, David Foster Wallace nudges at the boundaries of fiction with inimitable wit and seductive intelligence. Among the stories are 'The Depressed Person', a dazzling and blackly humorous portrayal of a woman's mental state; 'Adult World', which reveals a woman's agonised consideration of her confusing sexual relationship with her husband; and 'Brief Interviews with Hideous Men', a dark, hilarious series of portraits of men whose fear of women renders them grotesque. Wallace's stories present a world where the bizarre and the banal are interwoven and where hideous men appear in many different guises. Thought-provoking and playful, this collection confirms David Foster Wallace as one of the most imaginative young writers around. Wallace delights in leftfield observation, mining the ironic, the surprising and the illuminating from every situation. His new collection will delight his growing number of fans, and provide a perfect introduction for new readers.  read more
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A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again: Essays and Arguments by David Foster Wallace
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In this exuberantly praised book - a collection of seven pieces on subjects ranging from television to tennis, from the Illinois State Fair to the films of David Lynch, from postmodern literary theory to the supposed fun of traveling aboard a Caribbean luxury cruiseliner - David Foster Wallace brings to nonfiction the same curiosity, hilarity, and exhilarating verbal facility that has delighted readers of his fiction, including the bestselling Infinite Jest."  read more
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Everything and More: A Compact History of [Infinity Symbol] by David Foster Wallace
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A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again by Foster Wallace, David
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*Razor-sharp cultural commentary and hilarious social observation from the bestselling author of INFINITE JEST.  read more
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Girl With Curious Hair by Foster Wallace, David
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In these stories, the author renders the bizarre normal and the absurd hilarious, from the eerily "real", almost holographic evocations of historical figures, to overtelevised game-show hosts and late-night comedians. In the title story, punk nihilism meets Young Republicanism.  read more
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Everything and More: A Compact History of [Infinity Symbol] by David Foster Wallace
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Exploring the history of one of math's most enduring puzzles, this book deals with the seemingly paradoxical nature of infinity. Is infinity a valid mathematical property or a meaningless abstraction?  read more
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