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The best books I read in 2011

January 7, 2012

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It’s that time, again, to add yet another “best of” list to the mountainous mountain of “best of” lists. New books I loved in 2011 The Pale King – You’ve heard all the buzz by now: it’s┬áDavid Foster Wallace’s outstanding posthumous novel. There was big controversy over whether it was even fair or right to […]

Brief Interviews with Hideous Men, book vs. movie

November 28, 2009

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I saw this movie with a close friend who, like me, is a big fan of David Foster Wallace. Because we both went into the movie with certain expectations and background understanding (having read the stories, loved them, remembered them well), we had requirements for this movie that were almost certain not to be met. […]