Column by Joshua Chaplinsky October 23, 2013 (4) comments
You want to devour every scrap of paper your favorite author has ever written, but is it worth tarnishing their legacy?
Column by Cath Murphy May 31, 2013 (7) comments
As the next bestseller rolls into town and we are invited to believe its author can turn water into wine, here are five writers who serve as warning not to buy into the usual literary mythmaking.
News by Dean Fetzer April 18, 2013 (2) comments
The late author was interviewed quite a few times, but a collaboration with PBS Digital Studios brings a 1996 interview to rather beautiful life.
Column by Cath Murphy October 4, 2012 (5) comments
Do you develop indigestion at the prospect of consuming Infinite Jest’s 1097 pages? Dine instead on this tiny, bite-sized knowledge snack about the man the Chicago Tribune once called a genius.
Want To Explore The Boston Of 'Infinite Jest'? Also, Bret Easton Ellis Not A Fan Of David Foster WallaceNews by Rob W. Hart September 6, 2012 (5) comments
William Beutler has created Infinite Atlas, an interactive guide to the Boston of David Foster Wallace's novel. Also, Bret Easton Ellis today launched a Twitter tirade against the late writer.
Column by Meredith Borders May 25, 2012 (28) comments
A list of some of the best conversation-creating writers out there.
News by Rob W. Hart April 16, 2012 (4) comments
For the tenth time since 1918, the Pulitzer committee has not named a winner in the fiction category. The publishing industry is a bit nonplussed over the news.
Column by Phil Jourdan March 14, 2012 (5) comments
Never mind Jonathan Franzen's rants on eBooks and Twitter. He poses a more serious threat: the decline of literary difficulty.
News by Brandon Tietz October 13, 2011 (4) comments
Is it possible that David Foster Wallace took some liberties with his non-fiction? Jonathan Franzen thinks so.