David Foster Wallace
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David Foster Wallace

David Foster Wallace wrote the acclaimed novels Infinite Jest and The Broom of the System and the story collections Oblivion, Brief Interviews with Hideous Men, and Girl With Curious Hair. His nonfiction includes the essay collections Consider the Lobster and A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again, and the full-length work Everything and More.  He died in 2008.

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    • Infinite Jest

    • By: David Foster Wallace
    • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
    • Length: 56 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,532
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,278
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,289

    A gargantuan, mind-altering comedy about the Pursuit of Happiness in America set in an addicts' halfway house and a tennis academy, and featuring the most endearingly screwed-up family to come along in recent fiction....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 5.0 stars..... quite an experience

    • By j phillips on 04-25-17

    Regular price: $91.26

    • Consider the Lobster

    • And Other Essays
    • By: David Foster Wallace
    • Narrated by: David Foster Wallace, Robert Petkoff
    • Length: 15 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 230
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 201
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 199

    Do lobsters feel pain? Did Franz Kafka have a funny bone? David Foster Wallace answers these questions and more in essays that are also enthralling narrative adventures....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • How this differs from the other version

    • By Jonathan Penley on 12-26-17

    Regular price: $29.65

    • A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again

    • Essays and Arguments
    • By: David Foster Wallace
    • Narrated by: Paul Garcia
    • Length: 17 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 590
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 511
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 509

    David Foster Wallace brings to nonfiction the same curiosity, hilarity, and exhilarating verbal facility that has delighted readers of his fiction, including the best-selling Infinite Jest....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful book, terrible narration!

    • By Karen on 08-20-13

    Regular price: $22.80

    • This Is Water: The Original David Foster Wallace Recording

    • By: David Foster Wallace
    • Narrated by: David Foster Wallace
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 800
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 653
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 642

    Only once did David Foster Wallace give a public talk on his views on life, during a commencement address given in 2005 at Kenyon College....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The best 20 minutes of my life.

    • By John Nosal on 10-09-12

    Regular price: $5.68

    • The David Foster Wallace Reader

    • By: David Foster Wallace
    • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff, David Foster Wallace, Sally Foster Wallace, and others
    • Length: 48 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 161
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 144
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 139

    This volume presents David Foster Wallace most dazzling, funniest, and most heartbreaking work....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It takes a lot for me to be spellbound

    • By DIANE on 12-09-16

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Pale King

    • By: David Foster Wallace
    • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
    • Length: 19 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 449
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 377
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 382

    The agents at the IRS Regional Examination Center in Peoria, Illinois, appear ordinary enough to newly arrived trainee David Foster Wallace....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Compelling Profound Book about Tedium

    • By Stephen P. McSweeney on 06-02-12

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Broom of the System

    • A Novel
    • By: David Foster Wallace
    • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
    • Length: 16 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 413
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 337
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 342

    The "dazzling, exhilarating" ( San Francisco Chronicle) debut novel from the best-selling author of Infinite Jest, available for the first time as an audiobook....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • what just happened

    • By Allan on 06-13-11

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Oblivion

    • Stories
    • By: David Foster Wallace
    • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
    • Length: 14 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 208
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 182
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 182

    In the stories that make up Oblivion, David Foster Wallace joins the rawest, most naked humanity with the infinite involutions of self-consciousness - a combination that is dazzlingly, uniquely his....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Just 2 Fast & Huge & ALL Interconnected 4 Words

    • By Darwin8u on 08-22-12

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Infinite Jest: Part I With a Foreword by Dave Eggers

    • By: David Foster Wallace
    • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
    • Length: 28 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 100
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 90

    A gargantuan, mind-altering comedy about the Pursuit of Happiness in America....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Doesn't include the footnotes!?

    • By rylee on 06-16-16

    Regular price: $45.62

    • Infinite Jest, Part III: The Endnotes

    • By: David Foster Wallace
    • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 119
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120

    These are the endnotes to David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest, a gargantuan, mind-altering comedy about the Pursuit of Happiness in America....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Approaching the Infinite Life Hack

    • By Darwin8u on 04-03-13

    Regular price: $11.39

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