A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again
A collection of keen observations, witty analyses, and essays on a wide range of subjects exposes the fault lines in today's society
Hachette Book Group
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.
Acclaimed as one of "Generation X"'s most talented writers, the author of
essays and arguments
E unibus pluram : television and U.S. fiction
Getting away from already being pretty much away from it all
David Lynch keeps his head
Tennis player Michael Joyce's professional artistry as a paradigm of certain stuff about choice, freedom, discipline, joy, grotesquerie, and human completeness
A supposedly fun thing I'll never do again
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