• The Best American Essays 2007 (The Best American Series ®)

    The twenty-two essays in this powerful collection -- perhaps the most diverse in the entire series -- come from a wide variety of periodicals, ranging from n + 1 and PMS to the New Republic and The New Yorker, and showcase a remarkable range of forms. Read on for narrative -- in first and third person -- opinion, memoir, argument, the essay-review,...

    • ASIN: 0618709274
    • Brand: Brand: Mariner Books
    • UPC: 046442709279

  • The David Foster Wallace Reader

    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. This volume presents his most dazzling, funniest, and most heartbreaking work--essays like his fam...

    • ASIN: B00JJ322R8

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

    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 ...

    • ASIN: 0316925284
    • Brand: Back Bay Books

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

    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. The speech is reprinted for the first time in book form in THIS IS WATER. How does one keep from going through their comfortable, prosperous adult life unconsciously? How do we get ourselves out of the foregroun...

    • ASIN: 0316068225
    • Brand: Little Brown and Company
    • UPC: 884643861019

  • Infinite Jest

    A gargantuan, mind-altering comedy about the pursuit of happiness in America. Set in an addicts' halfway house and a tennis academy, and featuring the most endearingly screwed-up family to come along in recent fiction, Infinite Jest explores essential questions about what entertainment is and why it has come to so dominate our lives; about how our ...

    • ASIN: 0316066524
    • Brand: Back Bay Books

  • Hit Man Returns: David Foster & Friends (CD/DVD)

    "Hitman Returns" was filmed before a sold out crowd last year at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.  The lineup of talent lead by Foster as maestro of ceremonies includes performances by Seal, Donna Summer, Martina McBride, Earth, Wind & Fire, Natalie Cole, Ruben Studdard, All-4-One,"Glee" star Charice, Chaka Khan, Jackie Evancho, Lara Fabian and othe...

    • ASIN: B004INNRFK
    • Brand: Reprise
    • UPC: 766703382309

  • The Pale King

    The agents at the IRS Regional Examination Center in Peoria, Illinois, appear ordinary enough to newly arrived trainee David Foster Wallace. But as he immerses himself in a routine so tedious and repetitive that new employees receive boredom-survival training, he learns of the extraordinary variety of personalities drawn to this strange calling. An...

    • ASIN: 0316074225
    • Brand: Back Bay Books

  • Brief Interviews with Hideous Men

    In this thought-provoking and playful short story collection, David Foster Wallace nudges at the boundaries of fiction with inimitable wit and seductive intelligence.Wallace's stories present a world where the bizarre and the banal are interwoven and where hideous men appear in many guises. Among the stories are 'The Depressed Person,' a dazzling a...

    • ASIN: 0316925195
    • Color: Brown
    • Brand: Back Bay Books

  • The Broom of the System: A Novel (Penguin Orange Collection)

    Part of the Penguin Orange Collection, a limited-run series of twelve influential and beloved American classics in a bold series design offering a modern take on the iconic Penguin paperbackWinner of the 2016 AIGA + Design Observer 50 Books | 50 Covers competition   For the seventieth anniversary of Penguin Classics, the Penguin Orange Collection ...

    • ASIN: 0143129449
    • Brand: PENGUIN

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

    NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE, STARRING JASON SEGAL AND JESSE EISENBERG, DIRECTED BY JAMES PONSOLDTAn 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 In David Lipsky’s view, David Foster Wallace was the best young writer...

    • ASIN: 030759243X
    • Brand: Broadway Books

  • Girl With Curious Hair

    Remarkable, hilarious and unsettling re-imaginations of reality by "a dynamic writer of extraordinary talent " (Jennifer Levin, New York Times Book Review).Girl with Curious Hair is replete with David Foster Wallace's remarkable and unsettling reimaginations of reality. From the eerily "real," almost holographic evocations of historical figures lik...

    • ASIN: 0393313964
    • Brand: Wallace, David Foster

  • The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “The Uninhabitable Earth hits you like a comet, with an overflow of insanely lyrical prose about our pending Armageddon.”—Andrew Solomon, author of The Noonday DemonIt is worse, much worse, than you think. If your anxiety about global warming is dominated by fears of sea-level rise, you are barely scratchin...

    • ASIN: 0525576703

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


    • ASIN: 0147509726
    • Brand: Brand: Penguin Books

  • On Tennis: Five Essays

    David Foster Wallace's extraordinary writing on tennis, collected for the first time in an exclusive digital-original edition. A "long-time rabid fan of tennis," and a regionally ranked tennis player in his youth, David Foster Wallace wrote about the game like no one else. ON TENNIS presents David Foster Wallace's five essays on the sport, publishe...

    • ASIN: B00FPQA7BG

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


    • ASIN: 0316919896

  • String Theory: David Foster Wallace on Tennis : A Library of America Special Publication

    "A Library of America special

    • UPC: 49118637

  • Conversations with David Foster Wallace

    9781617032271

    • UPC: 19401738

  • The Legacy of David Foster Wallace - eBook

     Considered by many to be the greatest writer of his generation, David Foster Wallace was at the height of his creative powers when he committed suicide in 2008. In a sweeping portrait of Wallace’s writing

    • UPC: 359281780
    • Rating: 5.0

  • Consider David Foster Wallace

    From Tristram Shandy to Fredric Jameson, Consider David Foster Wallace blazes a trail into the new territory of David Foster Wallace studies. Greg Carlisle, author of the landmark Wallace study Elegant Complexity, provides an introduction

    • UPC: 53383883
    • Rating: 4.0

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

    This book is a biography of an author who stuggled with depression and addiction to emerge with his masterpiece, "Infinite Jest." The unique connections between Wallace's life and his writing is

    • UPC: 24057002
    • Rating: 3.546

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

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

    • UPC: 12554307
    • Rating: 3.8

  • Quack This Way : David Foster Wallace & Bryan A. Garner Talk Language and Writing

    "February 3, 2006, Hilton Checkers Hotel, Los Angeles,

    • UPC: 39392128
    • Rating: 4.0

  • The Legacy of David Foster Wallace

    In this elegant volume, literary critics scrutinize the existing Wallace scholarship and at the same time pioneer new ways of understanding Wallace’s fiction and journalism. In critical essays exploring a variety of topics—including Wallace’s relationship

    • UPC: 19729414
    • Rating: 5.0

  • David Foster Wallace: The Last Interview - eBook

    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,

    • UPC: 511707494
    • Rating: 4.0

  • The David Foster Wallace Reader

    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

    • UPC: 46510373

  • David Foster Wallace unedited interview (2003)

    Learn English | David Foster Wallace "This is Water." (with BIG Subtitles)

    David Foster Wallace interview - The Soul is not a Smithy