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My fav writer is dead.... sad
Read Consider the Lobster
because I kept forgetting whwat his name was...bit annoying.
This is sad.
Memorial DFW - Where to start?
apt way to go, then.
I didn't see any official confirmation of that in either of those articles. Either way, its incredibly sad. Infinite Jest is without doubt one of my top 5 favourite books.
I found the prose in Infinite Jest to be painful. The endnotes were particularly tedious.
really shocking and sad. I don't know what else to say really. I can completely appreciate why people hate IJ, and his style in general, but I really loved the footnotes and the absurd complexity of the book.
But The Foals love it, so it MUST be good.
Shit book then.
David Foster Wallace just ripped off Don Caballero. HE ISN'T EVEN PROPER MATH
Writers like him dont come along that often...and i dont see what's self indulgent about large quantities of incredible writing - seems more generous than anything
Infinite Jest is my favourite book and he is the best writer I have ever had the pleasure to read. I'm so sad that the world will never get another novel of his.
i always got this guy mixed up with the guy that wrote 'confederacy of dunces' and now he's gone out the same way he did ....