American novelist and essayist; recipient of a MacArthur Foundation grant (1997) and Professor of Creative Writing at Pomona College (2002-2008)
Note: Wallace took his own life on September 13, 2008. Read the New York Times obituary.
David Foster Wallace insists on a conversation where what can be said must be said honestly (along with a sidebar defining honesty), sincerely (ditto defining sincerity), and with full…
Mar. 2, 2006from Bookworm
Our Heartbreaking Group of Staggering Geniuses comes to its conclusion with "Grandmaster" Wallace: a conversation about difficulty , gender, transgression and the use of received…
Aug. 3, 2000from Bookworm
Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (Little, Brown) Witness the uproarious frenzy of definition when David Foster Wallace cuts loose and tries to make a straightforward statement about…
Aug. 12, 1999from Bookworm
Her fourth book, which took her six years to write, An American Marriage brought Tayari Jones to the attention of Oprah’s Book Club.
May. 2from Bookworm
For Cornerstone’s latest piece “A Jordan Downs Illumination” the focus is really space and time (or more accurately *place* through time).
May. 20from Opening the Curtain
While ratings for broadcast television continue to plummet, the annual ritual known as the upfronts soldiers on in New York.
May. 17from Hollywood Breakdown
Los Angeles-Long Beach has once again been cited the nation’s capital for dirty air, just as LA Mayor Eric Garcetti has made cleaning the air a central plank of his green new deal.
May. 14from Design and Architecture
The Wing is a new “women-centric” private club and co-working space in West Hollywood that signals femininity and feminism through design. Is the result a little bit too perfect?
Apr. 30from Design and Architecture
English actor Ian McShane talks American history and filmmaking in "Bolden".
May. 10from The Treatment
Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about a show of Japanese art from the ‘80s and ‘90s.
May. 2from Art Talk
Growing up in Rockford, Illinois, Bing Liu was obsessed with making skateboarding videos with his friends.
May. 17from The Business
Whether it's Pluto TV, Xumo, or Tubi--there's been a proliferation of options in the AVOD space recently-- that's advertisement - supported video on demand.
Apr. 30from Screengrab