Thursday, October 04, 2012

Every Love Story Is A Ghost Story - Reviews of David Foster Wallace Bio

D.T. Max's Every Love Story is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace, was published in late August. (I have not yet read it, but may write about it after I do.)

Searching the Ashes of an Exploded Life
Michiko Kakutani, New York Times

A portrait of David Foster Wallace as a midwestern author
Craig Fehrman, Chicago Reader

Irony and Its Discontent
Sam Sacks, The Wall Street Journal

A Conversation With D.T. Max About His New David Foster Wallace Biography
Michelle Dean, The Awl

Ned Beauman, The Guardian

Christian Lorentzen, London Review of Books

Two excerpts:

Newsweek, "David Foster Wallace on the Brink of 'Infinite Jest'"

The Millions posted the opening paragraphs.

(Many more links to reviews and DFW whatnot here.)

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