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These eclectic interests are enhanced by an eye (and nose) for detail: "I have seen sucrose beaches and water a very bright blue. I have seen an all-red leisure suit with flared lapels. I have smelled what suntan lotion smells like spread over 21,000 pounds of hot flesh . . ." It's evident that Wallace revels in both the life of the mind and the peculiarities of his fellows; in A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again he celebrates both. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
A very good book. The title essay is a funny look at a trip aboard a cruise ship, as seen by a man who has no business being on such a trip, i.e. a smart sophisticated city guy. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Never Youmind
A great collection of essays and arguments. Admittedly, I found some of the arguments tedious but, the essays on the Illinois State Fair and the cruise line industry made up for... Read morePublished 13 days ago by Amazon Customer
Some of it is an insightful, enjoyable read; some of it makes you feel like you're in an English class full of PhD candidates.Published 1 month ago by Bruce J Jones
Fundamental reading from one of our great literary minds. This is where it all began for many of us. Not to be missed.Published 1 month ago by Bhodi
Fun and informative. What a loss of talent and understanding of the English language. We miss you David and thanks for what you left us.Published 1 month ago by William Pratt
DFW was such a terrific writer. At turns thoughtful and thought provoking, hilarious and maddening. (And all those asides...they drive you crazy, and yet... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Angela M