A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again: Essays and

In this exuberantly praised booka collection of seven pieces on subjects ranging from television to tennis, from the Illinois State Fair to the films of David Lynch, from postmodern literary theory to the supposed fun of traveling aboard a Caribbean luxury cruiselinerDavid Foster Wallace brings to nonfiction the same curiosity, hilarity, and exhilarating verbal facility that has delighted readers of his fiction, including the bestselling Infinite Jest ❰Download❯ ➻ Their Language of Love Author Bapsi Sidhwa – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk from the Illinois State Fair to the films of David Lynch [KINDLE] ❄ Turbulence By Samit Basu – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk from postmodern literary theory to the supposed fun of traveling aboard a Caribbean luxury cruiselinerDavid Foster Wallace brings to nonfiction the same curiosity [KINDLE] ✿ Der letzte Held Author Samit Basu – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk hilarity ➵ [Read] ➯ Agua By Bapsi Sidhwa ✤ – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk and exhilarating verbal facility that has delighted readers of his fiction ➛ [KINDLE] ❅ Winter Evenings By Navtej Sarna ➥ – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk including the bestselling Infinite Jest A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again: Essays and Arguments


10 thoughts on “A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again: Essays and Arguments

  1. says:

    Oh David. I miss you with a plangency that belies the fact that I never met you, never would have. You were and are and will always be such a serious force in my life.



    I've read this two or three times, and a few weeks afte


  2. says:

    this book made me wet myself. twice. i wish to god i was exaggerating. or elderly. but poor dfw on a cruise ship... no one has ever paired genius with social awkwardness more charmingly.


  3. says:

    he picked up a book. he read the book. it was him all over. the best version of himself! and the worst.


  4. says:

    This, my first experience reading David Foster Wallace, disabused me of a few prejudices that in retrospect seem shamefully naive, one of which being that objects of the American Media Hype Machine are necessarily mediocre. I believed that there had to be


  5. says:

    This summer I got this book from the library. I started on the cruise ship story and soon realized I would want my very own copy to dogear, underline, and do other dirty booknerd things to.

    David Foster Wallace, you are (were) genius! I think I may


  6. says:

    A Definitely Awesome Thing that I’ll Most Certainly Read Again

    Full disclosure: I felt the smallest twinge of disappointment as I read these essays; (not because of the quality therein—there’s hardly any disappointment to be had there—but because


  7. says:

    Goodness gracious. As much as I revere Wallace’s fiction—his attempt to rescue American culture from the despairing morass of self-aware ironical knowingness—his nonfiction is in another league. The sheer cinematic exuberance, the “floating eye” quality o


  8. says:

    One of my more obsessive habits on Goodreads involves comparing books with others. If you're one of my friends, chances are I've clicked the little button on your homepage an average of three times, sometimes more if you have a particularly large library (looking at y


  9. says:

    I have felt as bleak as I’ve felt since puberty, and have filled almost three Mead notebooks trying to figure out whether it was Them or Just Me.

    By far my favorite review of this book—and one of my favorite reviews on this site—is


  10. says:

    I’d like to add a new category to GR called ‘read enough’ – for those books that leave you staggering to your feet wiping the blood from your mouth conceding defeat. You know the gap between to-read and read. Amazingly enough I actually finished this book but only b


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