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  1. Girl with Curious Hair

    Girl with Curious Hair

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    David Foster Wallace was one of the most prodigiously talented and original young writers in America, and Girl with Curious Hair displays the full range of his gifts. Learn More
  2. The Pale King (trade paperback)

    The Pale King: An Unfinished Novel

    $16.99

    The agents at the IRS Regional Examination Center in Peoria, Illinois, appear ordinary enough to newly arrived trainee David Foster Wallace. Learn More
  3. McSweeney's Vol. 18

    McSweeney's Quarterly Concern Volume 18

    $22.00

    Even beyond Edmund White's youthful hustler, Joyce Carol Oates' fatherly killer, and Roddy Doyle's Rwandan refugee, Issue 18 will not stay at home. Learn More
  4. A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again: Essays and Arguments

    A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again: Essays and Arguments

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    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. Learn More
  5. Consider the Lobster

    Consider the Lobster: And Other Essays

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    A brilliant and hilarious new collection of essays from the author of Infinite Jest. Learn More
  6. Infinite Jest (20th Anniv. Edition)

    Infinite Jest

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    This deluxe paperback edition--featuring flaps, new cover art, and a new foreword by Tom Bissell--celebrates the 20th anniversary of the original publication of Infinite Jest. Learn More
  7. Oblivion: Stories

    Oblivion: Stories

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    One of the most prodigiously talented and original writers at work today returns with his first new fiction in five years. Learn More
  8. Brief Interviews With Hideous Men

    Brief Interviews With Hideous Men

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    David Foster Wallace has made an art of taking readers into places no other writer even gets near. Learn More
  9. Fate, Time, and Language

    Fate, Time, and Language: An Essay on Free Will

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    In 1962, the philosopher Richard Taylor used six commonly accepted presuppositions to imply that human beings have no control over the future. Learn More
  10. The Broom of the System: A Novel

    Broom of the System: A Novel

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    The "dazzling, exhilarating" (San Francisco Chronicle) debut novel from one of this century's most groundbreaking writers. Learn More
  11. Both Flesh And Not

    Both Flesh and Not: Essays

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    Beloved for his epic agony, brilliantly discerning eye, and hilarious and constantly self-questioning tone, David Foster Wallace was heralded by both critics and fans as the voice of a generation. Learn More
  12. Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story

    Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace

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    The first biography of the most influential writer of his generation, David Foster Wallace. Learn More
  13. Signifying Rappers

    Signifying Rappers

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    Finally back in print--David Foster Wallace and Mark Costello's exuberant exploration of rap music and culture. Learn More
  14. David Foster Wallace: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations

    David Foster Wallace: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations

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    In intimate and eloquent interviews, including the last he gave before his suicide, the writer hailed by A.O. Scott of The New York Times as “the best mind of his generation” considers the state of modern America, entertainment and discipline, adulthood, literature, and his own inimitable writing style. Learn More
  15. David Foster Wallace Reader

    David Foster Wallace Reader

    $35.00

    Where do you begin with a writer as original and brilliant as David Foster Wallace? Here--with a carefully considered selection of his extraordinary body of work, chosen by a range of great writers, critics, and those who worked with him most closely. Learn More
  16. This Is Water

    This Is Water: Some Thoughts, Delivered on a Significant Occasion, about Living a Compassionate Life

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    Only once did David Foster Wallace give a public talk on his views on life, during a commencement address given in 2005 at Kenyon College. Learn More
  17. String Theory

    String Theory: David Foster Wallace on Tennis

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    An instant classic of American sportswriting—the tennis essays of David Foster Wallace, “the best mind of his generation” (A. O. Scott) and “the best tennis-writer of all time” (New York Times). Learn More
  18. Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself

    Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip with David Foster Wallace

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    An indelible portrait of David Foster Wallace, by turns funny and inspiring, based on a five-day trip with award-winning writer David Lipsky during Wallace’s Infinite Jest tour. Learn More

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