Im sitting in Banff, hoping to get my garmin all properly set up at the library. I likely won’t be ...
Unrelated to endurance cycling. Well maybe not completely in that his major novel is over 1000 pages, an endurance effort for sure.
I opened up my browser this morning to see:
I immediately clicked through excited that perhaps David Foster Wallace had released a new book. I was sad to find that it was an obituary.
I often cite Infinite Jest as a favorite novel. I don’t often recommend it to friends, because it is huge and at times frustratingly complex and dense. For me though it is a book that makes me laugh out loud. It includes an incredibly vivid description of what it is like to walk out to the court with an opponent when competing in a junior tennis tournament. I may have never noted this experience without re-experiencing it through his writing.
If you aren’t up for 1000+ pages. check out:
or there are numerous articles he penned for magazines out there on the web.
Rolling Stone Article about John McCain
The Weasel, Twelve Monkeys And The Shrub : Rolling Stone
Atlantic Monthly article about Radio Host John Ziegler
Gourmet magazine article about the Main Lobster Festival
lobsterarticle.pdf (application/pdf Object)