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    • Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself

    • A Road Trip with David Foster Wallace
    • By: David Lipsky
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain, Danny Campbell
    • Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 252
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 209
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 207

    In David Lipsky's view, David Foster Wallace was the best young writer in America. Wallace's pieces for Harper's magazine in the '90s were, according to Lipsky, like hearing for the first time the brain voice of everybody I knew: Here was how we all talked, experienced, thought. It was like smelling the damp in the air, seeing the first flash from a storm a mile away. You knew something gigantic was coming.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Leapin' Over That Wall of Self

    • By Darwin8u on 08-27-12

    Regular price: $27.93

    • Absolutely American

    • Four Years at West Point
    • By: David Lipsky
    • Narrated by: David Lipsky
    • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 102
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 43

    As David Lipsky follows a future generation of army officers from their proving grounds to their barracks, he reveals the range of emotions and desires that propels these men and women forward. From the cadet who struggles with every facet of West Point life to those who are decidedly huah, Lipsky shows people facing challenges so daunting and responsibilities so heavy that their transformations are fascinating to watch.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • He got it right.

    • By Andrew on 05-15-04

    Regular price: $21.27

    • The Art Fair

    • A Novel
    • By: David Lipsky
    • Narrated by: Steven Menasche
    • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 5

    For two first-class years, Joan Freeley had it all: the perfect family, the best art dealer in Manhattan, and the admiration of famous friends. Her adoring husband and two handsome sons attended her first gallery show in matching khakis and blue blazers. "An Interesting Talent Makes Its Debut," declared the New York Times. Then, as if her success were nothing more than a booking error, Joan's life got downgraded. A brutal divorce led to paintings too bitter to sell and a career stuck firmly in coach.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow, you enter an interesting world

    • By Max Lehnen on 06-12-15

    Regular price: $19.95