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 2,466
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,218
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,228

    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
    • Listening to this is 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 208
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 186
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 184

    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

    • 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 770
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 624
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 614

    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

    • David Foster Wallace: In His Own Words

    • By: David Foster Wallace
    • Narrated by: David Foster Wallace
    • Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 214
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 193
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 190

    Collected here for the first time are the stories and speeches of David Foster Wallace as read by the author himself....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Undisregardably good

    • By Jacob Ford on 04-16-17

    Regular price: $29.65

    • 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 157
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 141
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 136

    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

    • 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 577
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 501
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 499

    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

    • 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 98
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 89

    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

    • 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 401
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 328
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 333

    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

    • Brief Interviews with Hideous Men

    • By: David Foster Wallace
    • Narrated by: David Foster Wallace, Bobby Cannavale, Michael Cerveris, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 10 mins
    • Highlights
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 349
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 273
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 270

    David Foster Wallace made an art of taking readers into places no other writer even gets near....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • ABRIDGED

    • By Pete Kanuika on 01-13-17

    Regular price: $19.38

    • Oblivion

    • Stories
    • By: David Foster Wallace
    • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
    • Length: 14 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 204
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 178
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 178

    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

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