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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Brief Interviews with Hideous Men by David Foster Wallace
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David Foster Wallace made an art of taking readers into places no other writer even gets near. The series of stories from which this exuberantly acclaimed book takes its title is a sequence of imagined interviews with men on the subject of their relations with women. These portraits of men at their most self-justifying, loquacious, and benighted explore poignantly and hilariously the agonies of sexual connections.  read more
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Consider the Lobster and Other Essays by David Foster Wallace
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Everything and More: A Compact History of Infinity by David Foster Wallace
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Is infinity a valid mathematical property or a meaningless abstraction? David Foster Wallace brings his intellectual ambition and characteristic bravura style to the story of how mathematicians have struggled to understand the infinite, from the ancient Greeks to the nineteenth-century mathematical genius Georg Cantor's counterintuitive discovery that there was more than one kind of infinity. Smart, challenging, and thoroughly rewarding, Wallace's tour de force brings immediate and high-profile recognition to the bizarre and fascinating world of higher mathematics.  read more
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A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again by David Foster Wallace
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Oblivion: Stories by David Foster Wallace
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Brief Interviews With Hideous Men by David Foster Wallace
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The Pale King by Foster Wallace, David
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The agents at the IRS Regional Examination Centre in Peoria, Illinois, appear ordinary enough to newly arrived trainee David Foster Wallace. But as he immerses himself in a routine so tedious and repetitive that new employees receive boredom-survival training, he learns of the extraordinary variety of personalities drawn to this strange calling.  read more
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Infinite Jest by Foster Wallace, David
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"Infinite Jest" is a movie so entertaining and addictive, anyone who watches it loses all desire to do anything else. Individuals, organizations and governments vie to obtain the master copy, and recovering addicts get caught up in increasingly desperate attempts to control it.  read more
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The Pale King by Foster Wallace, David
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The Internal Revenue Service Regional Examination Centre in Peoria, Illinois, 1985. Here the workers fight a never-ending war against the urgency of their own boredom. Here then, squeezed between the trivial and the quotidian, lies all human life.  read more
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