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The Pale King is a posthumous unfinished novel by David Foster Wallace that will be published on April 15, 2011 by Little, Brown and Company.[1][2] Wallace had been doing research for The Pale King since 1997, following the publication of Infinite Jest. He started writing around the year 2000[3] and struggled with it until his death in September 2008. The novel had numerous working titles throughout this period, some of these titles includin....
Published 15 Apr 2011
David Foster Wallace (February 21, 1962 – September 12, 2008) was an American author of novels, essays, and short stories, and a professor at Pomona College in Claremont, California. He was widely known for his 1996 novel Infinite Jest,[3][4] which Time included in its All-Time 100 Greatest Novels list (covering the period 1923–2006).[5]
Death 12 Sep 2008
Consider the Lobster and Other Essays (2005) is a collection of essays by novelist David Foster Wallace. It is also the title of one of the essays, which was published in Gourmet Magazine in 2004. The entire list of essays is as follows:
Published 13 Dec 2005
Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (1999) is a collection of 23 short stories by David Foster Wallace. Several of the stories are entitled "Brief Interviews with Hideous Men" and are presented as transcripts of interviews with male subjects. The interviewer's questions are omitted from the transcripts, rendered merely as "Q." These stories and the rest of the collection are characterized by dark dry humor, alienation, and unconventional sexuality.
Published 1999
A Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again: Essays and Arguments is a 1997 collection of nonfiction writing by David Foster Wallace.
Published 1 Feb 1997
Infinite Jest is a 1996 novel by David Foster Wallace that presents a dystopian vision of North America in the near future. The intricate narrative treats elements as diverse as junior tennis, substance abuse and recovery programs, depression, child abuse, family relationships, advertising and popular entertainment, film theory, and Quebec separatism.
Published 1 Feb 1996
Signifying Rappers: Rap and Race in the Urban Present is a nonfiction book by David Foster Wallace and Mark Costello. The title is a reference to the practice of "signifying" used in rap lyrics whereby words have meanings beyond their conventional interpretations, such as "cut" (turntable technique), "bite" (stealing someone else’s rhymes), "dope" (great), "dawg" (male friend) and such neologisms as "edutainment" (KRS-One) or "raptivist" (Ch....
Published Nov 1990
Girl with Curious Hair is a collection of short stories by David Foster Wallace first published in 1989. Though the stories are not related, many of them share the theme of society's fascination with celebrity, with some using real celebrities, including Alex Trebek, David Letterman and Lyndon Johnson, as fictional characters. Several of the stories also mock or criticize what Wallace saw as bad trends in the literary scene, including the cy....
Published 1989
The Broom of the System is the first novel by the American writer David Foster Wallace.
Published 6 Jan 1987
David Foster Wallace (February 21, 1962 – September 12, 2008) was an American author of novels, essays, and short stories, and a professor at Pomona College in Claremont, California. He was widely known for his 1996 novel Infinite Jest,[3][4] which Time included in its All-Time 100 Greatest Novels list (covering the period 1923–2006).[5]
Birth 21 Feb 1962

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David Foster Wallace (February 21, 1962 – September 12, 2008) was an American author of novels, essays, and short stories, and a professor at Pomona College in Claremont, California. He was widely known for his 1996 novel Infinite Jest,[3][4] which Time included in its All-Time 100 Greatest Novels list (covering the period 1923–2006).[5]
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