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A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again - David Foster Wallace
A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again
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In this exuberantly praised book - a collection of seven pieces on subjects ranging from television to tennis, from the Illinois State Fair to the films of David Lynch, from postmodern literary theory to the supposed fun of traveling aboard a Caribbean luxury cruiseliner - David Foster Wallace... show more
In this exuberantly praised book - a collection of seven pieces on subjects ranging from television to tennis, from the Illinois State Fair to the films of David Lynch, from postmodern literary theory to the supposed fun of traveling aboard a Caribbean luxury cruiseliner - David Foster Wallace brings to nonfiction the same curiosity, hilarity, and exhilarating verbal facility that has delighted readers of his fiction, including the bestselling Infinite Jest.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780316925280 (0316925284)
ASIN: 316925284
Publisher: Back Bay Books
Pages no: 353
Edition language: English
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DES
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madbkwm
madbkwm rated it
First, I find the topics to be very enlightening w/r/t (hah, stole that from DFW) Infinite Jest (which I did enjoy when I read it a few years ago). Second, I wanted to make the global comment that I enjoy reading DFW in large part because his work is just as impressive as someone like Martin Amis, ...
target acquired
target acquired rated it
4.0
he picked up a book. he read the book. it was him all over. the best version of himself! and the worst.what is postmodernism, really? is it a way to understand the world, to define the world, to separate yourself from the world... when you are actually a part of that world? a part of the so-called p...
Infinite Joe
Infinite Joe rated it
5.0 A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again: Essays and Arguments
I read Infinite Jest a few months ago, my first written by David Foster Wallace, and came to really enjoy his writing, as well as the story itself. After I read this book, I came to really enjoy the man himself. This book is a collection of essays ranging over a variety of topics, including tennis...
Blogged Out Ma Nut
Blogged Out Ma Nut rated it
5.0
Too funny.
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