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Both Flesh and Not: Essays by David Foster Wallace - gathers fifteen of Wallace's seminal essays, all published in book form for the first time. Never has Wallace's seemingly endless curiosity been more evident than in this compilation of work spanning nearly 20 years of writing.

from The Huffington Post

10 Books Every College Freshman Should Read

"Consider the Lobster" by David Foster Wallace Wallace's essays are a perfect introduction to thinking critically. He doesn't just dissect Dostoyevsky - he also turns a discerning eye towards John McCain's presidential campaign, the O.J. Simpson trial, and, you guessed it, lobsters. Who knew criticism could be so fun?

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Body language cheat sheet…

Body language cheat sheet. Some of the actions here are extremely stereotypical, but I'm posting this anyway because I think the other descriptions will help with the development of some of my characters...

# 413: Thomas Pynchon - "The Crying of Lot 49" - David Foster Wallace was greatly inspired by Pynchon's seminal work when writing his own 'Broom of the System'.

David Foster Wallace "If your fidelity to perfectionism is too high, you never do anything," said David Foster Wallace in this March 1996 interview with Leonard Lopate, animated by Patrick Smith. #DavidFosterWallace #Ambition