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Some very well written and revealing pieces in this diverse collection, though I think "Pulphead" is better, being a more cohesive and controlled example of the genre. Read morePublished 1 month ago by keen reader
Must read. The voice of David Foster Wallace in these essays matches how my delusional self believes it can think. Read morePublished 7 months ago by J Peris
This is a book that is stimulating, funny, and very informative at the same time. Its great to read a book where you learn so much about such different subjects (from the workings... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Thiago Reis Mefano
I haven't read a great deal of DFW's works. I tried tackling 'Infinite Jest' but it's taking me a long time to get through it (I think the 'Jest' is on us for reading it). Read morePublished 14 months ago by Andrew Murray
I chose this collection of essays based on suggestions from a friend. Opted for this format before trying my hand at a full-length work. A happy discovery, glad I own it.Published 18 months ago by catherine stone
Extremely witty and perceptive on each of his essays. His ability to get into the most minute detail of things is astounding, maybe a bit too much on his dictionary review for my... Read morePublished 19 months ago by erovira
This is a great book. The essay on Kafka is probably my favourite part.
Profound and serious but funny too, it might even be life changing but it's a bit early to say.