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Infinite Jest at 20

Fantastic essay by Tom Bissell in the New York Times book review today, Everything About Everything: David Foster Wallace's 'Infinite Jest' at 20. It's adapted from his foreword to be included in the 20th Anniversary Edition of Infinite Jest.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 February 2016 10:22  


#1 Michael Bradt 2016-02-05 17:00
My iBook version of Infinite Jest just updated to the new 20th anniversary edition!
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#2 Michael Bradt 2016-02-05 17:33
Oops, the eBook version of the new foreword has mistakes with many words run together with no spaces. The text of the book seems fine.
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#3 Michael Bradt 2016-02-05 17:38
Here's an example:

“would intend such a statement aspraise, but is a twenty-year-old novel successfulmerel y because it seems cleverly predictiveor containsscenari os that feel “relevant” to later audiences?If that were the mark of enduring fiction, Philip K. Dick would be the greatest novelist of all time.”

Excerpt From: David Foster Wallace. “Infinite Jest.” Little, Brown and Company, 2009-04-13. iBooks.
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