David Foster Wallace

David Foster Wallace was an award-winning American author of novels, essays, and short stories, and a professor at Pomona College in Claremont, California. He was widely known for his 1996 novel Infinite Jest, which Time magazine included in its 2005 list of the 100 best English-language novels from 1923 to the present. He committed suicide in 2008. Wallace's unfinished final novel, The Pale King, was published in 2011. 


ARTICLES FEATURING DAVID FOSTER

Being Boring

The novel — what we have of it anyway — challenges us to pay attention with a selflessness that allows the world to "blaze in an almost sacred way."...


Unfinished Form

We best remember Wallace, a walking dead man in our psych ward of a world, by looking past his own personality to our fallen American condition....

Unfinished Form


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