Available now! David Foster Wallace: In His Own Words.
Here's a 6 minute preview over at SoundCloud - The View from Mrs Thompson's.
Collected here for the first time are the stories and speeches of David Foster Wallace as read by the author himself. Over the course of his career, David Foster Wallace recorded a variety of his work in diverse circumstances - from studio recordings to live performances - that are finally compiled in this unique collection. Some of the pieces collected here are: "Another Pioneer," recorded at The University of Arizona Poetry Center; stories from BRIEF INTERVIEWS WITH HIDEOUS MEN and CONSIDER THE LOBSTER recorded in the studio; and the unforgettable "This Is Water," his 2005 commencement address given at Kenyon College. Also included are two interviews and a 2005 conversation with Rick Moody at Herbst Theater in San Francisco.
This collection has a a special introduction written and read by acclaimed writer and editor John Jeremiah Sullivan. For fans of David Foster Wallace who have read everything he ever wrote as well as those looking to familiarize themselves with his work, David Foster Wallace: In His Own Words is a special, unique collection unavailable anywhere else.
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Due later this year:
June 19 - Gesturing Toward Reality: David Foster Wallace and Philosophy - Edited by Robert K. Bolger and Scott Korb.
June 24 - On Tennis: Five Essays. Electronic book and Audiobook.
July 17 - David Foster Wallace and "The Long Thing": New Essays on the Novels - Edited by Marshall Boswell.
November 11 - The David Foster Wallace Reader. (Amazon) Hardcover book, Electronic book, Audiobook.