Film Review: “The End of the Tour” — David Foster Wallace Done Right

August 13, 2015
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The End of the Tour don’t remain a hall of mirrors but become a bridge that conveys its subject’s honest, painful humanity.

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Book Review: The Pale King– David Foster Wallace Finds the Magnificent in the Mundane

May 24, 2011
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If you haven’t before had the keen pleasure of reading David Foster Wallace, THE PALE KING is a fine gateway drug. Its 550 pages are broken into 50 sections, each digestible on its own without reference to the larger work The Pale King by David Foster Wallace. Little, Brown, 560 pages, $29.99 By Michael de…

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Porochista Khakpour and Flammable Fiction

October 3, 2008
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Porochista Khakpour at the Brooklyn Book Fair. The late David Foster Wallace was her hero. By Bill Marx The latest World Books podcast features my conversation at the Brooklyn Book Fair with Iranian-American author Porochista Khakpour, whose first novel, “Sons and Other Flammable Objects,” earned accolades from “The New Yorker” as well as the “New…

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