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Posted on: September 17, 2015

[ARCHIVED] A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again

A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again

by David Foster Wallace

In this exuberantly praised book – a 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 cruiseliner – David 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.

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