It was brilliant. It was sophisticated. It was meaningful. And I wish I had...– Kevin Guilfoile reacts to expert analysis of his own book, as recounted in Fiction’s Dirty Little Secret
I remember Infinite Jest being about tennis, which is a sport I enjoy playing...– Eden M. Kennedy, How Did I Get Here? * The actual quote was, “It’s too bad she doesn’t give a shit.”
I don’t recall purchasing Infinite Jest. Or borrowing it. Or finding it on a...– Matthew Baldwin, Mountaineering
As if lugging around a book the size of a 2 br. 1¼ bath apartment isn’t enough,...– How to Read Infinite Jest, 11 Tips from the Pros
It came out in paperback in the fall of 1997 and almost immediately the Tattered...– Matt Bucher, administrator of the David Foster Wallace mailing list and publisher of Elegant Complexity: A Study of David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest, admits that his first copy of I.J. was fished from the remainders bin.
It’s hard to know what Gourmet Magazine had in mind when they dispatched...– Infinite Summer, Warming Up (on DFW’s essay Consider the Lobster)
Don’t be surprised if you read the last word and want to start over again at the...– Mimi Smartypants, Why Read Infinite Jest
Our original plan for June 21st—testing participants for the IJ...– Infinite Summer, The Rules