David Foster Wallace; The Curator; Robert Bresson

REMEMBERING WALLACE (OR, PERHAPS, DISCOVERING HIM)Lots and lots of David Foster Wallace links! Read, be amazed, and be even more distraught over the loss of an imaginative writer. And McSweeney's is paying tribute as well.-CURATOR TWO: CURATORERThere's a new batch of articles at The Curator: Here are some teasers:Caramel is the saddest thing.Michael Chabon, blogging, writer's block, and learning to speak the truth.Can a video game help us regain community?Vassar … [Read more...]

David Foster Wallace, author of “Infinite Jest,” dead at 46.

My thanks to Alissa Wilkinson for passing along the news...The L.A. Times has the story here. David Foster Wallace, the novelist, essayist and humorist best known for his 1996 novel "Infinite Jest," was found dead Friday night at his home in Claremont, according to the Claremont Police Department. He was 46.Jackie Morales, a records clerk at the department, said Wallace's wife called police at 9:30 p.m. Friday saying she had returned home to find that her husband had hanged … [Read more...]


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