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Infinite Jest is the best book I've ever read. It's really funny, incredibly sad, and overflowing with loveable characters. Read morePublished 21 hours ago by Kevingarywilkes
I just couldn't read it. Tried. Genuinely, twice. Couldn't get past page 333. Starts interesting, but ultimately comes across as page after page of a self-involved, narcissistic... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Mary
This is a terrific book. Extremely intricate and witty. However, it's also a beast of a book. There's a lot to keep track of and you have to wade through the first 200 pages or so... Read morePublished 3 days ago by Rachel
I am loathe to review a book which I have been reading for a year and have not yet passed the midway mark. I will just say that the journey so far has been very rewarding.Published 6 days ago by kjm
Infinite Jest is a bewildering, wonderful, life altering novel about thermonuclear tennis, drugs, counter culture, the alternate future of Netflix and much more.Published 12 days ago by John
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|Infinite Jest: 0... what's with the ": 0"?||
i'm wondering the same thing.
Sep 11, 2012 by Alicia Gifford | See all 5 posts
|Are there no endnotes in the kindle version of Infinite Jest?||
The endnotes show up in the text as little superscript numbers. You use the 5-way controller on the Kindle to go to that line and place, and click it to read the endnote. Then you press the back button to get back to the main text.
On the iPhone/iPad/computer, you click or tap the number to go... Read More
Apr 20, 2011 by Jay Goodman Tamboli | See all 12 posts
|Who is the "poor girl afraid to go to the postbox"?||
I think it may refer to Emily Dickinson, who was agoraphobic (a condition Wallace himself had).
Apr 15, 2009 by K Johnson | See all 5 posts
|Your favorite scene or "vignette" in Infinite Jest?||
I must admit, I loved the conversation between the US and Canada over trash dump in the north. I've lent the book to my mother so I'm a little fuzzy on what the exact circumstances were.
Mainly, "LOOK, WE'RE SWIMMING IN TERRITORY ALREADY, HAVE A LOOK AT AN ATLAS WHY DON'T YOU"
Jan 22, 2012 by K. Mann | See all 3 posts
|Insurance claim - was this first version of it?||
No, this story's been around in various forms for decades, if not more...
Sep 30, 2009 by Alex C. Knapik | See all 3 posts
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