David Foster Wallace: The Last Interview: And Other Conversations

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Thoughtfully edited and expanded, with a new introduction by Foster Wallace’s friend, New York Times journalist David Streitfeld, this volume charts the growth, both personal and artistic, of a uniquely talented and cherished writer, frequently labelled the best of his generation. As well as Wallace’s last interview, given to the Wall Street Journal weeks before his death, it features a legendary interview with Russian journalist Ostap Karmodi, a conversation with Cleveland State University’s ‘Whiskey Island Magazine’ from early in Wallace’s career, his famous ‘Salon’ interview with Laura Miller following the publication of ‘Infinite Jest’, and more.

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Thoughtfully edited and expanded, with a new introduction by Foster Wallace’s friend, New York Times journalist David Streitfeld, David Foster Wallace: The Last Interview and Other Conversations charts the growth, both personal and artistic, of a uniquely talented and cherished writer, frequently labelled the best of his generation. As well as Wallace’s last interview, given to the Wall Street Journal weeks before his death, the volume features a legendary interview with Russian journalist Ostap Karmodi, a conversation with Cleveland State University’s Whiskey Island Magazine from early in Wallace’s career, his famous Salon interview with Laura Miller following the publication of Infinite Jest, and more. These conversations showcase and illuminate the traits for which Wallace is so beloved: his incomparable humility and enormous erudition, his wit, sensitivity, and humanity. As he eloquently but humbly describes his writing process and motivations, displays his curiosity by time and a

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Weight 0.226 kg
Dimensions 21 × 14 × 1.6 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

xxviii, 183

Language

English

Edition

Expanded edition

Dewey

813.54 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K