Although of course you end up becoming yourself: a road trip with David Foster Wallace

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"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. Then Rolling Stone sent Lipsky to join Wallace on the last leg of his book tour for Infinite Jest, the novel that made him internationally famous. They lose to each other at chess. They get iced-in at an airport. They dash to Chicago to catch a make-up flight. They endure a terrible reader's escort in Minneapolis. Wallace does a reading, a signing, an NPR appearance. Wallace gives in and imbibes titanic amounts of hotel television (what he calls an orgy of spectation ). They fly back to Illinois, drive home, walk Wallace's dogs. Amid these everyday events, Wallace tells Lipsky remarkable things everything he can about his life, how he feels, what he thinks, what terrifies and fascinates and confounds him in the writing voice Lipsky had come to love. Lipsky took notes, stopp
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Grouping Title although of course you end up becoming yourself a road trip with david foster wallace
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subject_facet Authors, American -- 20th century -- Interviews, Creative writing -- Psychological aspects, Self-actualization (Psychology), Wallace, David Foster -- Interviews
title_display Although of course you end up becoming yourself : a road trip with David Foster Wallace
title_full Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself A Road Trip with David Foster Wallace, Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself A Road Trip with David Foster Wallace, Although of course you end up becoming yourself : a road trip with David Foster Wallace / David Lipsky
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title_sub a road trip with David Foster Wallace
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