David Foster Wallace

David Foster Wallace

novelist (February 21, 1962 – September 12, 2008)

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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 on KCRW

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…

David Foster Wallace: Consider the Lobster and Other Essays

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…

from 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…

David Foster Wallace: Brief Interviews with Hideous Men

Our Heartbreaking Group of Staggering Geniuses comes to its conclusion with "Grandmaster" Wallace: a conversation about difficulty , gender, transgression and the use of received…

from 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…

David Foster Wallace

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…

from Bookworm

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