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Wallace's collection of essays is intelligently and engagingly written and well researched too.
He is amazingly capable at evoking empathy, while occasionally stunning with his amazing command of the language and his in-depth research of his subjects.
This piece was quite thought-provoking, and its brevity makes it much easier to read in one sitting.
The writing is deft and fresh. Not simply a great athlete dazzling us with his astonishing talent, but from this amazing spew of great writing emerges a space to gain new... Read morePublished 16 days ago by Tim Farmer
Too esoteric and lacks punch. Linguistically inclined scholars may enjoy the extreme detail of the author's
metaphysical bent but for a good summer read, not much fun.
David Foster Wallace is an amazing writer. This book is a great introduction to his style and his insights. Highly recommended.Published 25 days ago by Michael Powers
DAVID FOSTER WALLACE WAS A GENIUS, I love all of his books, I wish he could write more..
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I really enjoyed this set of essays. Very thoughtful examination of language, culture and literature, and what it means about our current society and for thoughtful people living... Read morePublished 2 months ago by J. Rabchuk
Absolutely hilarious and great literature as well. Beautifully written and really compelling descriptions. I liked it better than Infinite Jest.Published 2 months ago by Marianne E. Greene
David Foster Wallace is one of the most fun writers I've ever read. His wit and charm are on full display with this collection of essays. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Daniel
I read books of essays as books of multiple parts which are entirely separate one from another. So I have read some of the essays but not all. It is difficult to tell you how Mr. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Harold Holcombe