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Vol 1 Brooklyn Quack This Way Review

Joe Winkler's review of Quack This Way for Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Lessons in Language from David Foster Wallace and Bryan Garner: A Review of “Quack This Way” [7/11/13]:

Of course, this being a David Foster Wallace interview, an unedited one at that, we receive some gems and experience the frustration in a brain that just won’t stop, ever. Numerous times, Wallace worries that he needs to constantly sharpen his statements, and numerous times he notes that this will likely be cut, and should be cut because he didn’t say it right. This tic is at turns endearing and frustrating, but ultimately a nice conduit into what it felt like to think as Wallace. For him, all statements required essays given the complexity of simple words.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 November 2013 15:30  

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