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I suppose I can see why some people would like his work in general and this book in particular.
The imaginative writing style and laugh out loud humor transport me into the mind of a great and strange writer.
I think people are getting all riled up about the cohesiveness of the story because the book is 1000 pages long.
While I know I am in the minority, I realized a quarter of the way through that I could not stay with this gargantuan novel that appeared to me to be inspired by the author's self... Read morePublished 1 day ago by Henry Arthur
David Foster Wallace is truly one of the great writers of our time. It is so unfortunate that he is no longer with us. Read morePublished 2 days ago by David J. Billetdeaux
Hugely inventive. Hugely funny. And just plain huge. You'll learn a lot about tennis, drug and alcohol addiction, AA, linguistics, fatherhood, and a heck of a lot of other odd... Read morePublished 4 days ago by Perry Powell
I had high hopes for this author, based on third hand information from other writers who in retrospect I wasn't a fan of either. Read morePublished 5 days ago by Beatrix Warbucks
It will take time, effort and energy. There'll be days and weeks where you'll wish you never picked up this magnificent book. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Jason Bos
I was disappointed in the end, and after finally finishing the book, I believe that the book itself was the intended infinite jest! Read morePublished 13 days ago by Michael Brachmann
DFW is the master. I believe that today, as in a couple of generations from now, DFW will be among the names of the true masters. Read morePublished 17 days ago by Oliveira
Absolutely phenomenal book. I loved every sentence of every page. This book has changed the way I approach literature, and my own work. An absolute must read for everyone. Read morePublished 18 days ago by Dylan Gutridge