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D. T. Max

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D. T. Max appears in the following:

The Life and Work of David Foster Wallace

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

D. T. Max talks about his biography of David Foster Wallace, one of the most influential writers of his generation. In Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace, Max charts Wallace’s battle to succeed as a novelist as he fights off depression and addiction to emerge with his masterpiece, Infinite Jest. Since his death by suicide at the age of forty-six in 2008, Wallace has become a symbol of sincerity and honesty in an inauthentic age.

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Guest Picks: D. T. Max

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

New Yorker writer D. T. Max stopped by to talk about his biography of the author David Foster Wallace, Every Love Story is a Ghost Story. He shared his guest picks with us.

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A Life of David Foster Wallace

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

D. T. Max talks about his biography of David Foster Wallace, one of the most influential writers of his generation who not only captivated readers with his prose but also mesmerized them with his brilliant mind. In Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace, Max charts Wallace’s battle to succeed as a novelist as he fights off depression and addiction to emerge with his masterpiece, Infinite Jest. Since his death by suicide at the age of forty-six in 2008, Wallace has become a symbol of sincerity and honesty in an inauthentic age.

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The Legacy of David Foster Wallace

Friday, September 07, 2012

New Yorker staff writer D.T. Max has written the first major biography of author David Foster Wallace, Every Love Story is a Ghost Story. In it he uncovers how the author was personally stuck in a state of “perpetual adolescence,” symbolized by the signature bandana he wore ...

Bonus Track: David Foster Wallace reads from Infinite Jest

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