Considering David Foster Wallace

Author David Foster Wallace died on Friday leaving the literary world in astonished disbelief.  Bookworm Michael Silverblatt hosts this special edition of Politics of Culture. He and book critic Anthony Miller discuss Wallace's impact on fiction, his generation and American culture. Hear why many feel that the death of Wallace is to literature what the death of Kurt Cobain was to rock music.

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Credits

Producer:
Sarah Spitz