Infinite Jest: A Novel -- 20th Anniversary Edition
by David Foster Wallace
Paperback- $11.90

This deluxe paperback edition--featuring flaps, new cover art, and a new foreword by Tom Bissell--celebrates the 20th anniversary of the ...

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  "addictive novel of addiction" by Isobel Poe (see profile) 08/01/16

The way this book breaks the rules of literary realism in order to draw the reader into the lives and experiences of Hal Incandenza (brilliant young lexical and tennis prodigy) and Don Gately (former burglar and recovering Demerol addict) is the most profound piece of fiction I have read in my life and I have read many, many, books.
This book has been called a destroyer of book clubs and yet, the best way to read it is in a group. I am working on my second reading, this time with PoorYorick's Summer at wordpress. Many lit majors actually do their theses on this book AND yet, when I have a real question (why does the little girl on page 514 start talking like an adult?), the PhD kiddies just disappear. ;)



 
  "A Precious Monstrosity" by [email protected] (see profile) 04/24/17

This is THE MOTHER OF ALL BOOKS. A literary monster simultaneously nonsensical and right on the mark! After years of putting off reading it, it's now my ultimate desert island book.

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