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Every Love Story is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace + etc.

“I’m an exhibitionist who wants to hide, but is unsuccessful at hiding; therefore, somehow I succeed.” – A beautifully recursive DFW, looping at his most lovably convoluted (When we read him we got lost in those convolutions, spread them out and wrapped ourselves up inside of them, we convolved ourselves, kernel-like, across their soft surfaces. […]

Boredumb

Insert boring image here… “The only horrible thing in the world is ­ennui.” – Oscar Wilde “There is nothing so troublesome as that one has nothing to trouble one.” – Thomas Gray Boredom Noun the state of being bored; tedium; ennui. the state of being weary and restless through lack of interest Origin: 1850–55; bore2 […]

DFW’s “The Pale King” Now on Shelves!

David Foster Wallace’s posthumous novel “The Pale King” is being sold before it’s publication date of April 15th (tax day). The NYT writes, “To publicize the release of ‘The Pale King,’ a posthumously published novel by David Foster Wallace that is set in an Internal Revenue Service processing center, Hachette Book Group created a marketing […]