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David Foster Wallace

David Foster Wallace world copyright Giovanni Giovannetti/effigieAs I recently described, reading David Foster Wallace for the first time a few months ago was a revelation, a life-changing event. I strangely came to Wallace by way of tennis1 and while I had heard the name David Foster Wallace before, much of what I heard had been about his celebrated post-modern classic Infinite Jest.

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  1. Wallace was a somewhat serious tennis player in his youth, and that permeated both his fiction and non-fiction writing

David Foster Wallace as Religious Experience

David Foster Wallace
Over the last couple of weeks I have become obsessed with David Foster Wallace. I have consumed two of his non-fictions books of essays and watched and listened to countless interviews of and about him. I have waded into the beautifully enveloping world that is Infinite Jest and in two short weeks I have had my life changed.

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