Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
Release Date: 04/19/2019
This 1996 novel is infamous for its length and complex narrative structure, while being critically lauded for its themes and style. We discuss how Wallace approached the project, while grappling with revelations about how he treated women both on-and-off the page.
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