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  1. David Foster Wallace - Wikipedia

    David Foster Wallace (February 21, 1962 – September 12, 2008) was an American author of novels, short stories and essays, as well as a university professor of English and creative writing. Wallace is widely known for his 1996 novel Infinite Jest , which Time magazine cited as one of the 100 best English-language novels from 1923 to 2005. [1]

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  2. David Foster Wallace | American author | Britannica

    Sep 08, 2020 · David Foster Wallace, American novelist, short-story writer, and essayist whose dense works provide a dark, often satirical analysis of American culture. Wallace was the son of a philosophy professor and an English teacher. He received a B.A. from Amherst College in 1985. He was completing a

  3. David Foster Wallace Books

    The official David Foster Wallace website featuring a listing of his books along audio clips and information about his newest title, THE PALE KING.

  4. David Foster Wallace -

    Apr 03, 2009 · David Foster Wallace wrote the acclaimed novels Infinite Jest and The Broom of the System and the story collections Oblivion, Brief Interviews with Hideous Men, and Girl With Curious Hair. His nonfiction includes the essay collections Consider the Lobster and A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again, and the full-length work Everything and More.

  5. David Foster Wallace, Influential Writer, Dies at 46 - The ...

    Sep 15, 2008 · David Foster Wallace, whose prodigiously observant, exuberantly plotted, grammatically and etymologically challenging, philosophically probing and culturally hyper-contemporary novels, stories and ...

  6. The Short, Mediocre Life of David Foster Wallace

    Sep 12, 2018 · David Foster Wallace’s impact on American literature was as ephemeral as a rat’s fart. Buoyed by a supportive press running cover for his obvious inadequacies, the Internet-driven fragmentation of culture in the past ten years has buried Wallace as assuredly as the pallbearers did.

  7. Lost Last Days of David Foster Wallace by David Lipsky ...

    Sep 20, 2019 · The Lost Years and Last Days of David Foster Wallace He was the greatest writer of his generation — and also its most tormented. In the wake of his tragic suicide, his friends and family reveal ...

  8. The Deaths of David Foster Wallace - Vice

    Theories. When David Foster Wallace committed suicide, his death wasn’t just mourned—it was read_._ It was read like code, like apology, like an event in a novel—not simply a plot-level ...

  9. David Foster Wallace's Suicide and Its Lessons: Letters - The ...

    Feb 01, 2020 · Suicide Is Not an Act of Cowardice. Earlier this month, the radio host John Ziegler tweeted that David Foster Wallace’s 2008 suicide was selfish and cowardly.

  10. David Foster Wallace Quotes (Author of Infinite Jest)
    • “The so-called ‘psychotically depressed’ person who tries to kill herself doesn’t do so out of quote ‘hopelessness’ or any abstract conviction that life’s assets and debits do not square.
    • “Everybody is identical in their secret unspoken belief that way deep down they are different from everyone else.” ― David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest.
    • “I do things like get in a taxi and say, "The library, and step on it.” ― David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest.
    • “The truth will set you free. But not until it is finished with you.” ― David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest.