Girl with Curious Hair
Publish date: November 6th 1997
Pages no: 373
Edition language: English
, Literary Fiction
, Short Stories
I learned yesterday that a professional acquaintance was a friend of Wallace's for many years. I'm rather glad I didn't know that last September, or my newspaper would have asked me to write a story about this person's thoughts on Wallace's suicide. Oh, who am I kidding. I can only think of two, may...
The stories are quite good, but I'm a much bigger fan of both the novels and the nonfiction. If you're new to Wallace, start with A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again: Essays and Arguments or Consider the Lobster: And Other Essays.