Posts tagged ‘Every Story Is a Ghost Story’

November 10, 2012

Why I’m Not Particularly Interested in Reading a DFW Biography

by Biblioklept

(Think about it — the personal lives of most people who spend 14 hours a day sitting there alone, reading and writing, are not going to be thrill rides to hear about.)

–David Foster Wallace on literary biography in general and Edwin Williamson’s Borges: A Life in particular; from “Borges on the Couch,” a 2004 NYT piece republished this month in the David Foster Wallace collection Both Flesh and Not.

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November 3, 2012

D.T. Max Talks About His David Foster Wallace Biography

by Biblioklept

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