From Publishers Weekly
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This author is one of the very few writers who seem to truly enjoy writing.
I found it hard to keep up because it was written like a thought and I find it quite difficult to read the way you think.
This is definately not a book that feminists will applaud; the men here are brazen, outspoken and often churlish.
Brief Interviews with Hideous Men was a decent set of short stories by David Foster Wallace. It's very different from his novels (Broom of the System, Infinite Jest). Read morePublished 3 months ago by Rufus Burgess
This author is one of the very few writers who seem to truly enjoy writing. He seems to be playing with the words and the stories. Truly a great book.Published 6 months ago by Elizabeth
What a loss that this fellow committed suicide, but on the other hand, from his writing, it is hard not to get the sense that he was practically empathic. Read morePublished 7 months ago by anne jones
Even here, in what is one of his more minor books, Foster Wallace's immense genius is eminently present. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Brandon Boesch
If your not a reader, it is definitely difficult to understand. David Foster Wallace writes in a way that is uniquePublished 10 months ago by Courtney
Here are a few truths about Brief Interviews with Hideous Men:
1) I first read the book as a senior at Yale, in 2002. Read more
Contained long glimpses of brilliance. There were a few pieces I simply did not get. Others were scary accurate. Overall, one more experience of the magic that is his writing. Read morePublished 13 months ago by S. A. Taylor